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What simple piece of wisdom or guidance resonated with them, and why was it so meaningful?
On Learning From Heartbreak When I was 16, the love of my young life (yes, Joe B., this means you) dumped me.
But I've seen miracles happen when people work at this...
everything from relationships, career, raising kids, running a home, becomes more joyous.
It's the kind of advice you repeat to yourself during difficult moments, or find yourself re-telling your friends.
I wanted to hear more of these stories from other women, all sharing those key moments from their lives.
You will find the perfect person who loves you as much as you love him, and you'll look back on this and laugh." While I couldn't understand then that you need to love someone who loves you back, I get it now. My grandparents died before I was born and my parents are deceased and never liked anyone I dated, really. Don't marry anyone who won't help with the cat litter box when you are away, busy or when you are sick.
Twenty years, three children and a dog later, I'm still married to the man who loved me back. The couple who served as my polestars for love shared litter box tasks (and everything else).
Not only can love be found everywhere -- in an idea, an experience, a lover, a friend, etc.I think the 13th Century Persian Poet Rumi sums up love so eloquently.He wrote: 'Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.' The way I interpret this that when it comes to love, you can't give or receive love unless you love and respect yourself.Even so, the advice has stuck in my head all these years, and I still recite it to single friends who seem to have trouble making romantic relationships stick.The point is not that you should act arrogantly or as if entitled, but that, if you act as if you have value in the world, others are more likely to treat you that way.
My dad said something which has never left me in my 14 years of marriage, "You only have to answer to yourself. If you can live with this man don't let others influence your decision.