The most poignant lessons I’ve learned in life have come from the
relationships I’ve had. All relationships, yes, but most powerfully from
my relationships with men.
Because the greatest insights, the most challenging struggles and the most impassioned encounters have been in my romances. It’s the matters of the heart
that have impacted me most deeply.
I am the truest of true, die-hard, hopeless romantic.
I believe that
love conquers all and that love is an indefinable, beautiful magic that
lives in everyone.
I believe that love crosses all boundaries – time
and space. And that it is a force that cannot be contained. . .
I also believe that too often we don’t allow love to BE -- we try to
manipulate it or cover it or something -- because it is so powerful we're afraid it can
But, would that really be so bad? What are we afraid of?
I am determined not to be . . . afraid.
I have a (wide) open heart, and because of this, many times I get hurt –
but I never stop believing. My open-hearted nature is one quality which I have been blessed
with. A quality that I wouldn’t change. Even if I could. It allows me to feel truly
alive and experience life profoundly.
I think this is why my life is so rich. Because I believe in love
and I take risks over and over again. Not making the
same mistakes – but always being willing to open myself up to the
possibility of heartbreak.
Because in taking that risk . . .I just might find