February seems to be the month dedicated to love. Valentine’s day reminds people about the importance of love. It is a time to celebrate relationships. Often people share stories of the great successes of love. Couples will share their secrets for staying married 30+ years. I listen to their nuggets of wisdom, and try to apply the things that might work in my own relationship.
Recently I came across a post on the Internet dedicated to love and relationships, and the advice shared, saddened me. Instead of feeling inspired, I felt concern for the unknown writer.
“you must compromise your independent self in order to be successful in a relationship. Expecting a man to love you just the way you are- means you’re unwilling to compromise. You MUST comprise yourself for a relationship to work. There is nothing wrong with letting a man take care of you, they want to…
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