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Overwhelming Brutal Truths You Must Accept to Unlock Your Potential

Everyone has a point of view

An opinion is based on someone else's experience of the world that may not be the same as yours.

It's nice to hear opinions and feedback but don't let them hold you back.

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Fearing judgment from others
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  • Thinking you have more in common with the person you're dating than you actually do;
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Dwelling on Your Mistakes

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