“Love isn’t something you find. Love is something that finds you.” Loretta Young
When we don’t have the love we want in our lives, many times our efforts will go toward finding the person that we can love and that will return that love.
When I was healing my own broken heart years ago, I thought the answer to my emptiness and loneliness was to simply fill that hole with a man. And because I so desperately wanted to avoid those feelings, I wasn’t as particular about who that man was as I should have been.
The problem was ...continue reading...
“You must know what you want, to find what you want.” Lailah Gifty Akita
When we’re opening our hearts to love in an effort to find the love of our lives, many times there is a mental, if not a physical, checklist that exists. Sometimes there are 2 separate lists used for finding love:One listing all the traits we want in a partner, and One of all our “deal-breakers.”
When we’ve got a checklist and we just meet someone new, we immediately begin mentally checking the boxes that we think this person meets as a possible life partner:...continue reading...