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#Book 17: The four noble truths of love (Buddhist wisdom for modern relationships)

Our modern conception of love simply equates it with positive emotion and passion. This is a very self-absorbed idea of love, where the emphasis is on oneself. And we can actually make relationship problems worse by interpreting the emotional turmoil that love causes as a sign that there’s something wrong.

But love is more than a feeling; it’s a way of being. And true love is facing the emotional turmoil of life’s journey – all the discomfort, confusion, and pain – hand-in-hand with a fellow traveler. It’s dynamic, scary, and profound. Once we accept it for what it is, we might just be able to enjoy the adventure a little more.

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