There’s only one secret to lasting love. And here it is: There’s no secret at all.
Like most things in life, anything worth having takes effort, commitment and a dose of faith. Love is the same way. Or at least that’s been my experience with love. I’ve learned that what makes love last isn’t shrouded in a secret; it is intentional, deliberate and desired. I’ve learned that love comes from a place of want, not need. And I’ve learned that love isn’t about obligation; it’s about giving and receiving happiness freely.
To read more from Alex Blackwell, visit his blog, Everyday Inspiration, on Beliefnet.