Are You Happy in Love? How Do You Keep the Happiness That You Could Have In Focus?
Being happy in love is one of those things that everyone longs for. While this can be an amazing feeling, it can also be fleeting.
Too often love is lost or it gets bogged down by your day-to-day stresses. When this happens, it can be devastating. Or you may not even realize that you have love in your life that you can be happy about. The question is how do you keep the happiness that you could have in focus?
The first thing that you must do is realize that love is a gift and it comes in many forms. It can be romantic love, familial love, or even a friendly love. Take a look at your life and really be honest with yourself so that you can identify the love that you have in your life. When you get a solid look at it hold it close in your heart. Remember, when everything else is going wrong you have this love in your life and it is truly a blessing.
To be truly happy in love, you must also recognize that to have love in your life you are a very special person. You are lucky and you have been given a gift. Accepting this requires that you feel gratitude for your circumstances. Finding this gratitude can actually be a source of the happiness that you are longing for.
Now, how do you keep this happy feeling strong? The truth is that any relationship needs to be cultivated. Love needs to be reciprocated and nurtured. You need to put time into cultivating a relationship with the important people in your life. This may need to be a variety of different things.
The best thing to do is to determine how those special people give and receive love. What makes them happy? Now you need to try to give that to them. For example, if your child really thrives when you spend time together they may need you to spend more quality time with them. That quality time can bring even more depth to your relationship, which will more than likely make you feel more happy and content with your relationship.
When you are happy in love you must be cautious because it is easy to take for granted these relationships that have the power to make you so happy. Our world is filled with many different stresses and difficulties. It can be easy to let these overwhelm you. You can use the love that you have as sort of a home base to rejuvenate you. If you do that, you may be surprised at how much better you can handle the trials and tribulations that life may throw your way.
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Herb Ammons is a Motivational Speaker. http://www.herbammons.com