If you love yourself then someone else can love you too.
learn the warning signs of a bad individual, meaning make sure an individual does not take drugs,drink excessively,abusive, has ego problem, controlling,any yelling,using bad language, if an individuals disrespect you or there parents..hitting even in playing around,to a point it hurts I understand no one is perfect,no one is! Though life today is hard enough. I went out with a guy, he was great, then found out, on one of his drunk moments,which he had several, in formed me, he read a book how to manipulate people. It was exactly what he was doing, he did not drive, it was winter, he needed a ride to work for the winter.