Why Love Hurts, and Being a Wholesome Half

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Painting by Sue Halstenberg

My wife and I were speaking to a very good friend of ours who was inquiring about our relationship of seven and a half years (almost 3 years married). At one point she said, “You guys are lucky,” to which my wife promptly responded, “Well, no.” Because I know her so well, I knew what she meant before she began to explain. Her point was that it upsets her when she speaks to single people who envy those of us in relationships as if finding someone is the be-all, end-all. Not that our friend was saying this, mind you, but her comment spurned this topic. It certainly began turning the wheels in my head.

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11 thoughts on “Why Love Hurts, and Being a Wholesome Half

  1. Defiantly something to keep in mind for a long term relationship, simply living happily ever after is only in fairy tails and we need to keep that in mind if we want to share our life with another.

    A well written and thoughtful post.

  2. Thanks for your well-thought-out observations. I must take exception with your statement: “Nothing and no one else can bring you salvation. That power rests solely within you.” Our salvation is solely due to the unearned gift of God’s Grace.

    • You are very welcome. Thank you for reading. And I’m glad you disagree! That’s what this site is all about: to instigate introspective exploration and to discuss the different paths and beliefs that lead us to do so.

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