Susan J Elliot

Susan J Elliott, JD, M.Ed., is a sought-after relationship commentator, motivational speaker, certified grief counselor, and attorney. Her books include Getting Past Your Breakup: How To Turn A Devastating Loss Into The Best Thing That Ever Happened To You (Da Capo 2009) and Getting Back Out There: Successful Dating and Finding Real Love After the Big Breakup (Da Capo 2015). She lives in New York.

10 Things You Need to Know About Real Love

Many people want to be in relationships, without really having a clue what it is all about or what they're all about. Real love is akin to getting married, having babies, or even getting a dog. Many people have some romantic fantasy about all these things without looking at the work involved or the responsibility or the commitment required.