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Chapter 3: Falling in Love
“We have been led to believe that if we are really in love, it will last forever.”
Research shows that the average life-span of a romantic obsession is two years. After that, quirks we thought we loved about our partner become annoying, the little, mildly inconvenient traits we overlooked become more important than we thought. That feeling of head-over-heels love vanishes, and reality sets in.
When that initial tingling feeling of love goes away, many people choose to break up with or divorce their partner. However, if you put in the effort and discipline to continue loving your partner, you can build an everlasting, true love.
Principles to follow
Commit to building true love with your partner.