Nothing lasts forever. We’re conditioned at a very young age beginning with fairytales to believe in happily ever after, and we interpret that to mean forever.
But the reality is that even when we say our marriage vows with a commitment of “until death do us part,” there’s no commitment of forever.
Long gone are the days of staying in unhappy relationships. We have options — and judging by all the singles out there with marriage(s) and multiple relationships under their belt — very few people are “going the distance.”
Long-term love can happen; I believe it will happen for me. I’m just not going to get caught up in the details of what defines “long-term.”
I mean, really, what’s long term? Is it one year, five years, ten years? At this point, I’ve been divorced as long as I was married. I’ve been in few relationships and the “long-term” ones lasted between two and five years.
I was beating myself…
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