There Is No Such Thing As "The One"

The truth is, there are plenty of people in this world who you can be happy with, and who in turn would be happy with you. The truth is, to continue believing in "the one" as an adult is an act of cowardice. Cowardice because it makes love magic instead of something that requires work in order to build. True love, just as everything else natural in our world, evolves. When two people stay with one another past the "warm and fuzzies" and hack through the thick jungle of life together, through tragedy and sadness and anger, as well as through excitement and happiness, that's love. But in order to experience that kind of love, one has to make themselves vulnerable to another person who is just as flawed, rather than believe that there is already a person out there perfectly tailored to them and their every need. In other words, in contrast to "the one", to embrace real love takes courage...

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