by Mari Ruti
Most love affairs are not built to last. When you look at
happily-coupled people, it's obvious that many of them had to go through
a slew of romantic disappointments before they found a rewarding
connection. And we know that many relationships that now seem happy will
eventually come to a (sometimes bitter) end.
So it may be an
error of judgment to assume that the mission of love is to make us
happy. It may well be that love has other designs, other objectives,
that are much more mysterious.
Sometimes our biggest breakdowns lead to our biggest breakthroughs. In
this sense, there are few mistakes in love—no missteps, but merely fresh
opportunities for growth and self-development.
Read more: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-juicy-bits/201108/why-failed-relationship-isnt-personal-failure