"I think we're at the age where either you're going to go for love or settle for something that isn't." – Tanesha Peeples
The thought of getting your heart broken can be scary. I’ve had people fall madly in love with me, look me in the face and tell me that I was everything that they ever wanted in a mate— and walk away.
After the initial phase of heartbreak, I realized that everyone who walked away from what they said they wanted did me a favor. They helped me to understand that falling in love is a very feared, yet desired component of life, but everyone will not be courageous enough to embrace it. The truth is that some people would rather control their feelings than risk getting hurt.
And in this world, that makes total sense.
We work so very hard to find love, but not to feel the pain that might come with it. But we must take a risk to even discover what could be the greatest thing to ever happen to us. Here are four reasons to fall in love…and stay there.
1. You can let your guard down.