To someone who doesn't appreciate you, your true self may be a turnoff.For the right person, it can be the stuff that romance is made of.Watch out for the tendency to devalue a new relationship with someone consistent, kind and accepting.I call this phenomenon "The Wave", because like a wave, it can slam you off balance, yet in time, it will simply fade away.
They often feel more like real love than healthy love does!
Celebrate what you found, and do your best to nourish it. Or instead, do you find that your partner continues to be integrity-based? Talk to your partner about your feelings, and if things don't change, it's probably time to move on.
If you really want love that can last, it's doubtful that you'll find it here.
The steps I describe in this post and in my book will not only lead you toward real love; they will also enrich your entire life, because they are the skills of true intimacy.
Go Where You're Likely To Find Generous, Giving People Forgive me for starting off with the hardest one of all.