Picture yourself falling into the arms and eyes of your lover. It's not from him or her, but from right within your own chest. All the love you can ever experience comes from here, the All the great lovers we know of (Jesus, Buddha and Mother Theresa), didn't have more love potential than the rest of us—they just used it differently.
The truth is we need to realize that love is the abundant reality of our beings.
Many of us have been raised to think that we will find love when prince charming comes to rescue us on his big white horse.
Obviously, we're too old to believe in fairy tales now, but subconsciously, our expectations are still the same.
As the Persian poet and mystic, Jalal ad-Din Rumi once said, "Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it." When we accept this, the right partner will come to us, no white horse necessary. First, you need to free yourself of the true causes of conflict in your relationship.
This will require a bit of reflection and a willingness to abandon the worn out patterns of thoughts and behavior that haven't been working and never will.
By Amy Leigh Mercree Summer breezes, swimming on hot days, and steamy nights provide the perfect backdrop for a love life makeover.