In order to have true, long-lasting love in a relationship, one needs intimacy. And a key driver of intimacy is vulnerability – the capability to open up and share. In order to determine if you're capable of this, it's important to look inward first. For example, are you able to share your flaws, or let go of past issues? This sort of self-evaluation on these hard topics will be the first step in determining if you have the vulnerability the true love demands.
- True love requires a pure, unbridled sense of intimacy between the two partners.
- And, a requisite part of this intimacy is vulnerability – the capability to really open up.
- There are a few major respects in which you should honestly evaluate yourself, to make sure that you have the needed vulnerability to make love work.
“It is possible to be with the same person day in and day out, yet never enjoy true emotional intimacy.”