In all Love, Heartbreak is a Given.

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Either the relationship will someday end by one of your initiative, or, one of you will pass away before the other.

There is no avoiding it. In growing to love someone, you are signing up for eventual loss. This is the nature of love.

In knowing that you will lose this person or being, love them fiercely, with all that you have.

Let this awareness of loss being a part of life remind you to look at them as the treasure they are. A temporary, and as a result, achingly special gift in your life. A beautiful, though impermanent, magnificent connection they are within the starry sky of your human experience, for however long they might be present within it.

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Fervent writer. Ravenous reader. Impassioned with words. Relationship researcher. Social Scientist. Social Justice Advocate. Author.

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