There are no Games. There are no rules.
For love is freeing, mysterious. All we fight for, strive for.
Many want to be guided by books, others want to control it. But true, true love can’t be taught or controlled. It can only be lived.
Love is raw, truthfully, it’s a light tug n’ pull between two people learning together, evolving together. It is neither perfect nor blissful.
There are many detours pushing the two in the right direction. And sometimes, the right direction has a fork in the end and a decision must be made–to split or continue hand in hand.
The true test is when it gets tough. That’s when divergence is faced. When it’s real, it’ll be known, both hands will hold on tighter and won’t ever want to let go.
Within the mystery of it all, its roots hold it up.
The roots of love: respect, value, support, communication, and trust must all hold equal force. It is a balance and no matter how hard hands are held, without these core roots, it’ll never withstand the winds.
This root grows stronger with every kind word, constructive criticism, by setting healthy boundaries. This root demands the ego to move out of the way.
Gratitude is the core strength of this root. A healthy balance between giving and receiving helps it grow. Kind gestures and spontaneously written love notes, light it up.
It’s a Celebration! Celebrate each promotion, each step forward, every victory and this root will hold it down during the harsh weather.
All expectations must be spoken beforehand. All emotions must be straightened out. The hopes, dreams, and mistakes must all be talked about. Communication is key to this very important foundation.
For love without this root is a whirlpool of anger, control, lowered standards. There is no dignity without it. It’s heavy and exhausting. Without this root, it’ll be better off alone.
May you find love in all things- Z.G.