It’s Always Been Her

By Paul Hudson |  Elite Daily ©

Those most deserving of our love and affection are too often overlooked. But to be fair, we aren’t always aware we’re overlooking them.

People enter our lives only to later leave them. Some stay for years, others for decades, some for minutes and hours. And then, you have those very few who will stay with you for a lifetime.

Many of us are lucky enough to have parents who remain a part of our lives – if not, then maybe a brother, or sister, or cousins.

Then there are those of us with close friends who have been with us through thick and thin, friends who we often don’t even distinguish from family.

Yet, when it comes to lovers, we seem to value novelty and mystery over loyalty and dedication.

As with all things in life, if you give trivial things importance, you will come to regret those decisions.

Looking for the wrong things in a partner or giving value to certain characteristics rather than the more important ones will cause your relationship to fail.

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The Pain Of Loving Someone You Should Let Go Of, For The Both Of You

By Paul Hudson |  Elite Daily ©

I met a woman once who changed my life. Without her, I couldn’t possibly be the person I am today. That’s what true love does to a person — it changes you and sets your life on a different track.

Some love stories do come with a happy ending, the two spending their lives together, growing old together, and departing this world together. In such instances, the change that they create for each other is clearly visible: without them spending their lives with each other, their lives wouldn’t be what they are.

What I came to learn is that regardless of whether or not you end up spending your lives together, when you find true love, it sticks with you. It changes you and continues to change you as the years go by.

True love can be overwhelming — especially if it’s your first time experiencing it. I remember how incredibly exciting it all was.

Every waking moment was filled with loving and pleasant thoughts. The day was brighter. The world, more colorful. Life seemed to be more alive than it had ever been before.

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The Only Relationships We Obsess Over Are The Unfinished Ones

By Dan Scotti |  Elite Daily ©

Throughout your youth, you’re bound to watch many relationships come to a screeching halt.

Some you might’ve pumped the breaks on yourself; others, you might’ve watched yourself get hurt in.

Either way, the end of relationships will likely be a theme during your younger years — and that’s fine, really — it’s the best way to figure out what you want from another person.

You’ll take the aspects of those relationships you treasured and look for them in your next one, and as for those you didn’t like, you’ll now know what to avoid.

That said, there is always that one relationship you can’t shake and is almost impossible to take anything away from: The relationship that went “unfinished.”

I like to think of “unfinished” relationships as those that end because of circumstances that were not directly in your hands or weren’t really premeditated, at any rate.

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Ex-Lovers Stood In Silence When They Met Each Other For The First Time After 30 Years

By Inah Garcia | Elite Readers ©

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Love is the most complicated thing in the world. ARTISTS are the most eccentric people.


So when artists fall in love, the passion must be special, beautiful and somewhat dazed, we guess their love stories are the greatest.

Meet artist Marina Abramovic. In the 1970’s, Marina and her then boyfriend named Ulay broke up. But even until the very end of the relationship, they chose to do it in an interesting fashion, just like true artists.

They went to the opposite ends of The Great Wall of China and walk towards each other in the middle.

When they finally met, they gave each other one last embrace, and parted ways. They never saw each other again after that.

More than 30 years later, Marina held a live art performance. She spent one minute in silence with complete strangers.

They just stared at each other, probably getting inspiration or energy of some sort. But one particular man seemed to have captured Marina’s attention in a more special way because her reaction was different from the others.

It turned out that the man at (1:30) was Ulay. It was their first time to see each other after more than 30 years, and the moment was so emotional and beautiful.

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Choose Her Every Day (Or Leave Her)

By Bryan Reeves | The Good Men Project ©


Intimate relationships don’t last because you love each other. They last because you make—and remake—a choice.


I spent 5 years hurting a good woman by staying with her but never fully choosing her.

I did want to be with this one. I really wanted to choose her. She was an exquisite woman, brilliant and funny and sexy and sensual. She could make my whole body laugh with her quick, dark wit and short-circuit my brain with her exotic beauty. Waking up every morning with her snuggled in my arms was my happy place. I loved her wildly.

Unfortunately, as happens with many young couples, our ignorance of how to do love well quickly created stressful challenges in our relationship. Before long, once my early morning blissful reverie gave way to the strained, immature ways of our everyday life together, I would often wonder if there was another woman out there who was easier to love, and who could love me better.

As the months passed and that thought reverberated more and more through my head, I chose her less and less. Everyday, for five years, I chose her a little less.

I stayed with her. I just stopped choosing her. We both suffered.

Choosing her would have meant focusing everyday on the gifts she was bringing into my life that I could be grateful for: her laughter, beauty, sensuality, playfulness, companionship, and so… much… more.

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