Love and validation begins with you first. It is easier said than done and I have had my trials with this over the years. It really is comfort with yourself. Who you are and what you do right now this moment as you read this. There is a long list of comfort foods to feed yourself first and foremost. Validate, acknowledge, accept, love, empathy,compassion, understanding. solitude. gratitude and awareness of change. The last one does not belong does it?
Yes awareness and flow of life allows for detachment from what our cravings and addictions. Get your day or night of to the right start and feed yourself first.