5 Ways that Creating Healthy Love is a lot like Going Vegan

I have spent years—and I mean years—studying relationships.

I wasn’t raised by happily married and loving parents, and I didn’t witness anyone in my world experience healthy relationships. Instead, I was surrounded by hurt people hurting each other, and I craved knowing what a healthy and thriving romantic relationship might look like.

I looked for it everywhere, including in places it couldn’t be found—like in bad boys, broken men, and wound-mate bonds. As you can imagine, my relationships were nowhere near the level of health that I knew deep in my soul I deserved to experience.

And so, it’s been my own personal mission to understand relationships: what makes them work, what makes them thrive, and what makes them emotionally healthy.

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