Love in a time of great change
Funny how no matter how much you wish it, love just isn’t quite the same as a Hollywood ending. Movies end but romantic love is meant to turn into relationship and we sure don’t want them to end. So here is some (very) basic and fluffy advice for love in the alpha and omega year of 2012!
Be bold in love. You are most definitely one of a kind. Whoever wants you, wants you because you’re YOU! In June you are clever as well as bold and this keeps up for the rest of the year. By October don’t be surprised when love turns a corner and skill is required not simply charm.
You are love. Be open to it in all it’s manifestations till June. Don’t be attached to what love looks like, stay with how it feels to you. Love is about pleasure. If it doesn’t feel good it might not be love. After that it’s a slow, steady move from love toward relationship. Get serious from October onward.
Be cautious in love till June. Then get out your mandolin and serenade the one(s) you desire. If you don’t have a mandolin, use charm and wit. It’s amazing what you can get away with. Love is a serious matter but we all know it requires music.
Your love life improves greatly in October especially if its commitment you want. Up till then let love be suffused with spirituality: Pray for it. Be grateful for the love you have. Appreciate your family. Enjoy the love of friends at least until mid June.
Love is the Great Adventure. Believe in it; seek it as if you are a Questing Beast. Should you be so lucky as to find it, remember that your words have power. Encourage love with wisdom and truth. Things are playful after June but never forget that love ultimately wants commitment.
The best time for romance begins in July. It’s not that you can’t handle it but possibly that you really don’t want to before that. Despite your longing for relationship there is simply too much unfinished business at the moment. You’ll know when you are ready.
The question is whether the game is worth the candle. Some say yes and others say no. Don’t listen. Make your own decision. Things get peppier in July and after. Matters of the heart will delight you and the effort you make will be more than worth it.
Uncharacteristically romantic notions fill your head, like sugar plum fairies at Christmas. But it’s not Christmas so remind yourself that nothing is as it seems, especially in matters of love. Clarity becomes easier starting in October. On the other hand if someone good comes along before June 11th take is slowly but take it.
Love in all its manifestations comes looking for you starting in July. What you need to do is prepare yourself. Make yourself into the person you would like to be in relationship. Clean up your act: emotionally, physically or mentally. Do it for Love.
Everything is unpredictable and serious all at the same time. Even so love and pleasure are on offer for you – at least until mid June. After that if you want to be in a relationship, choose someone who shares your ideals and is willing to work as hard as you are to achieve them.
Have your chocolate heart and glass of wine and don’t feel sorry for yourself if it seems all you have is friends but no significant other. After June 11th it’s a party and there is someone who ‘gets’ you just waiting till you show up. It’s ok to flirt; to play and to find love in the same place you find fun.
Walk in beauty. Walk in kindness and compassion. Don’t take a partner just because s/he wants you. Make sure you feel the same. Remember this: We all want One Big Love but as soon as we have it we become part of a community. That community is an important part of holding a relationship together.