Love Letter: Don’t Rush, Trust Your Gut

By Miya Lee

Should you trust your intuition if it has led you astray in the past? Kayla Ringelheim grapples with this question in this week’s Modern Love essay.

“I had spent most of the last 15 years in serious relationships with a few different men who I believed at various points were each my person,” wrote Ms. Ringelheim.

“I was sure of it each time — until I wasn’t.”

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