You’ll wear yourself out being someone you’re not for somebody else. You will collapse. You will not last with anyone if you are not downright upright you.
Fear gets in the way and in the end, fear of stepping forward like you are, will have you stepping out.
You have to be yourself if you want a relationship to last. That’s why none of mine have. Well, the last two anyways.
The first few, I was too unknowingly smart to be someone else.