We were never exclusive but she said she loved me at one point.
You want to see the world, but this person would rather stay in the same town and work on home-improvement projects.
Once the career gets where it is going, you may have a chance to rekindle what you started with better luck.
In the beginning, during the honeymoon phase, people do not look for shortcomings in their partner.
While this may be what we have been taught to believe, it is, unfortunately, not usually the case.
She went on to date another friend, then a couple other guys.