Society says that they are, but when I look at my own life experience, the answer has been a resounding “NO”.
You see, relationships have fallen apart all around me. Whether it’s family, friends, or acquaintances, it’s very rare I come across a relationship that has withstood the test of time.
And to be completely vulnerable, I personally haven’t had an ignited flame that didn’t eventually extinguish.
Despite the majority of relationships I’ve witnessed and experienced, there are still those around us that seem to carry on…the outliers that must know a secret about love that we don’t.
So what is the secret that could change my answer to the question above from a “No” to a “Yes”?
I’m by no means the expert on love and relationships, but here are 3 principles that I’ve witnessed in couple’s that seem to have figured it out.