Zen monk, Thich Nhat Hanh, says there are four key elements of genuine love that will awaken the heart. Which will awaken yours?
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What is your current relationship status?
Single and Happy
Single and Looking
Which statement is more honest about love?
Love is Kind
Love is Joy
Love is Free
Which is more likely to break your heart?
Being Intentionally Hurt
Making Someone Unhappy
Which of the following would be the definite end of a relationship?
Any of the Above
Which tale can you relate too most?
Romeo and Juliet
Beauty and the Beast
Gone With the Wind
What is most important in a loving relationship?
If you are unhappy in your relationship, you should....
Stick it out
The best relationship advice would be to...
Never give up.
What is pain?
A side effect of love
A sign that something is wrong
A challenge to overcome
An opportunity to grow
What sort of person would make you happiest?
Someone who is kind.
Someone who is supportive.
Someone who is your opposite.
Someone who is like you.
Maitri is the element of love that will awaken your heart. Maitri is the loving kindness and passion that you feel for making someone else happy. It involves making a genuine effort to know somebody and to understand his or her unique needs.
Karuna is the element of love that will awaken your heart. Karuna is the compassion and desire to ease the pain of someone you love. It involves challenging unhealthy perspectives and overcoming suffering by promoting growth and a positive sense of self-worth.
Mudita is the element of love that will awaken your heart. Mudita is the joy that you feel in love. It is the ability to feel an array of human emotions without ever losing the drive to be happy and content in your relationships. You must be truly present in the moment and overcome your fears.
Upeksha is the element of love that will awaken your heart. Upeksha is the freedom to be who you are and accept others for who they are. You must be able to truly listen, understand each other, and feel love that is unconditional and kind.