Love isn’t for the timid. Love is tough stuff. Love requires vulnerability. Love requires letting go. Love puts us on the chopping block for all our world to see.
While it may be pop culture gossip, it’s a reminder: love hurts. So let’s remember, that as every teen girl’s favorite vampire says, love requires room for individuality. And individuality requires room for mistakes, particularly when we’re young.
Robert Pattinson was asked: what is true love?
“I think it’s to be with someone and let that person be herself. Each one has to live their own lives, but with the support of the other person.
For more: Waylon Lewis’ “Love is Selfish.”
And more: Kathryn Budig’s Vampire Love.