After two painful divorces, I learned several valuable lessons about love and marriage that I was sharing with a friend awhile back. You may be reluctant to take relationship advice from someone whoís on her third marriage, so take what Iíve learned with a grain of salt. But I wish someone had taught me these lessons years ago.
13 Things Iíve Learned About Unconditional Love
It’s such a fine balance. One of my wise clients said, “Love that requires you to compromise your integrity, your values, or your healing isn’t, ultimately, love.” Or is it? Maybe people who demand that you compromise your integrity, your values, or your healing shouldn’t be allowed to influence you, and if you can’t set those boundaries and still have them in your life, perhaps you need to take a break from them.
But is it not love? I’m not sure. I guess I think you can still love someone who asks you to compromise. The difference is that you don’t have to acquiesce to anyone’s demands, even if you love them unconditionally.
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Lissa Rankin, MD: Founder of†OwningPink.com,†Pink Medicine Revolutionary,†motivational speaker, and author of†Whatís Up Down There? Questions Youíd Only Ask Your Gynecologist If She Was Your Best Friend and Encaustic Art: The Complete Guide To Creating Fine Art With Wax.
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