Relationship Advice For
Keeping True Love
We all want to live happily
ever after. And everyone knows you can't do that unless you
find your true love. Songs
are written about it. Movies are made about it. Romance
novels are published about it. We are all led to believe that there is a true love out there and until we find it we can't
live happily ever after.
So we search all over and up and down and finally find someone and it does feel
fantastic - for about the first six months or so. During this time,
we feel totally loved and we love everything about our new mate.
This is true love! We've found it and it does feel as great as
the movies suggest.
But then time passes and this feeling of true love fades. And this
is a huge, big problem for all of us. We thought we found our true love and it
felt so great but then little things start bothering us like the way
they leave the toothpaste cap on or off. We also notice that where
in the beginning we wanted to spend all our time with them now we
want some time to ourselves. Or, we are hurt that they, who
wanted to spend all their time with us, now want some space. Is this bad? What happened to our true
No, it isn't bad. This is going to happen for all of us. Researchers have
found that relationships have phases. They call the first phase of a
the oceanic love phase.
This is where everything is
great and we feel so loved and loving towards our mate. It is a
powerful bonding phase. It feels fantastic. We think about our
lover when we aren't with them, we are happy just sitting next to
them on the couch when we are with them, life feels wonderful.
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