Have you ever wondered what makes a relationship tick? It's love, understanding, respect that keeps it alive but much before that, it is the desire to have that person in your life. In spite of many differences, you patch up. You do that because when you sideline all the bitterness from it, you have a bunch of memories which tells you - This relationship is worth it!
You do everything because you know no relationship is perfect. You had differences with your parents, siblings, and friends, and eventually, you forget those differences and they are still there in your life. Maybe, you left few friends and relatives in that process. However, you left only those who were not important or the difference was much bigger than the relation. There is, of course, a social angle to it. You can't leave your family. Who does that? You can't leave your spouse. Why? Society will judge you, you'll have a tabooed word associated with you for your entire life. Now, the question is...what about you?
You have a relationship to which you are completely loving and honest. You make efforts to keep it alive, you change yourself and you make sacrifices. But many years down the lane, you realize you have lost yourself. You are nobody. You don't even know what makes you happy. Sad, isn't it?
And one day you make a decision. You say to yourself, 'I want to be happy. I want nothing but happiness.' This is the day, you find all your answers you have been looking for.
Respect yourself before you respect others. Give your happiness more value. Make sacrifices not because someone you love will be happy, make it because it makes you happy. Above all, love yourself...
P. S. - But still.... It takes Two to Tango, Two to Fight and Two to make it Alright!
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