Can Love hurt?

Can Love Really Hurt?

From pop songs to our own parents, we have all heard it before: “Love hurts”. In our close relationships with others there seems to exist both an incredible potential for joy and happiness, as well as the potential for incredible pain. When our loved one disappoints us, pushes our buttons, or when or relationship falls apart altogether, we often feel unhappy.  From a Buddhist point of view, however, this idea that love brings with it a potential for pain couldn’t be further from the truth. Read more