Regardless of whether a relationship lasts or not, it’s always going to serve a purpose in your life. Sometimes, you end up in doomed relationships just so you get to learn the valuable lessons that you need to pick up before you actually fall in love for real. However, when you do fall in love with the person you’re meant to be with forever, the learning still doesn’t stop.
In fact, it’s in this kind of relationship wherein you get to learn some of the most profound and important truths about love and romance. Here are 12 important lessons that you learn about love when you’re finally in a good relationship:
1. Love alone is never going to be enough to sustain a relationship. Granted, it’s the foundation for a romantic relationship. However, it’s not going to be able to sustain the entire relationship all on its own. You’re going to have to really exert a lot of effort into your relationship as well. You need to have patience, understanding, open-mindedness, intimacy, honesty, and a whole lot of luck. Relationships don’t just last by accident.