relationships

Is it ever too late to find love?

Is it ever too late to find true love? As a matchmaker and love coach, I’d say no. I’ve seen people fall in love in the strangest circumstances, places and at every age. Our desire to be loved and to love is innate.

I often meet singles who have given up on love. Some older people say they have closed up shop. They have their reasons, yet many are fearful of getting hurt again. It’s natural and normal to protect yourself. Yet at ever juncture in our live — in every relationship we have there is a clear choice between love and fear. To love is to be open, embrace, trust and hope. To fear is to close down, distrust and be cynical. It is no surprise what the very different mindsets create in their lives.

Read this article for some inspiration and proof it isn’t too late.

Will you choose fear or love in 2019?

What's the #1 quality to look for in a lifetime partner?

What is the #1 quality to look for in a lifetime partner?

Kindness.

Research has shown it is the most important predictor of satisfaction and stability in a marriage.

Contempt is the number one factor that tears couples apart. People who are focused on criticizing their partners miss a whopping 50 percent of positive things their partners are doing and they see negativity when it’s not there. People who give their partner the cold shoulder—deliberately ignoring the partner or responding minimally—damage the relationship by making their partner feel worthless and invisible, as if they’re not there, not valued. And people who treat their partners with contempt and criticize them not only kill the love in the relationship, but they also kill their partner's ability to fight off viruses and cancers. Being mean is the death knell of relationships.

Read the full article: https://getpocket.com/explore/item/masters-of-love