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    Do We Choose Love? or Love Chooses Us? | The Ultimate Answer to the Ultimate Mystery

    “I just want to know, when people say love will find you, do they mean even if I don’t do anything the right person will come by? I ask because all my life I’ve been told nothing good ever comes easy. You have to go get it.” The simplest answer to the question of whether we choose love or love chooses us can be found in no other place than a scene in Harry Potter. Harry had just gotten into Hogwarths, and after the initial hassle and stress, all students were finally gathered in the dining hall.  They had the large dinner tables in front of them and everyone dug…

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    There is Such a Thing as Love at First Sight | Our Defense

    Call us hopeless romantics, but here at NLv we do happen to have a strong belief in not only love, but that beautiful, enchanting phenomenon known as love at first sight — and we’re unapologetic for it. To help our non-believer friends believe and see the light, we had to put together this short post explaining our position. Hope you enjoy! Something Called Love, at First Sight The way we see it is pretty simple. You see, love, being such a beautiful, amazing, complicated emotion/state of being that it is,  has different levels and manifestations to it. There is, of course, the very popular classification of erotic emotions as lust,…

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    9 Healthy Ways to Get Rid of Jealousy in a Relationship

    Welcome to the wonderful world of jealousy. For the price of admission, you get a splitting headache, a nearly irresistible urge to commit murder, and an inferiority complex. The above are the words of J.R. Ward in his book, Dark Lover. Some might argue, though, that for the extremely jealous people, these are not so much the price paid for jealousy but rather an invariable pre-requisite before it. At any rate there are only a few things capable of wrecking your relationship more than jealousy. It may be a bit cute and attractive in small doses, but when things start to get out of hand — and most times they…

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    Exploring the Healthy Side of Jealousy | What Does That Even Mean?

    Mary sat on the couch, taut and obviously stressed, her stern eyes staring blankly into mine. “I have the right to be jealous,” she said. “I’m his wife!” “Now what exactly did you do?” “Nothing. I did nothing, I swear to God. I didn’t even go crazy or anything. I just asked why he spends so much time with her – his secretary, that’s all. All I did was ask. I was angry as hell but that’s all I did was ask.” Exploring the Healthy Side of Jealousy Excessive jealousy is as bad as they come. But so are excessive care, excessive honesty, excessive insert-pretty-much-anything. The key word here, no…

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    12 Steps Guaranteed To Re-Establish Trust in Your Relationship

    There a few things forever unchanging about trust in a relationship: 1. Its importance can never be overstated.  2. Building trust in a relationship takes time.  3. Building trust in a relationship goes both ways. 4. Trust in a relationship is one of the few things much easier to build than to rebuild. There’s practically a blueprint that can be followed to build trust in a relationship. Mending and rebuilding a broken trust, however, is not so straight an affair (no pun intended.) If building trust takes time, then re-establishing trust in a relationship takes a lifetime. The good news, though, is that it can be done. But before we…

  • Heartbreak,  Relationship

    Heartbreak Quotes Guaranteed to Heal A Broken Heart | with Analysis

    Time is the greatest healer; or at least that’s how the saying goes. Be that as it may, however, time may also well be merely one of many instruments, should we choose it so. During the time before it’s time, and in between time, there are certain agents/factors that can help us move time along while giving us a little bit of hope and respite at the same time. Among the top of that list, are words. Words are powerful, we all know, and could very well make or break us in a myriad of situations. But heartbreaks are painful too, and that might even be an understatement, because with…