Love is the highest frequency emotion at this level of experience, therefore to accept and give love, one has to be able to experience reality in a balanced way, as does their partner.
People working through issues, or with mental illnesses and vices, generally have problems accepting love, and sometimes giving it. They often chose partners with similar issues, who are also failures at relationships.
If you were abused in childhood, you will need to heal those wounds before feeling capable of receiving balance love. Your old unresolved issues, will kick back in, time and time again, until resolved.
To feel worthy of being loved, goes to self-esteem and how you feel about yourself, your appearance being the key factor.
Are there fear factors involved with you giving and receiving love? Is this based on past partners who made you feel unworthy? Are these familiar patterns from childhood?
It's often best to take some time and work on yourself before looking for a relationship that is destined to cause you pain and fail.
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