The Reason Why You Should Never Give Up On Love

“To those who have given up on love: I say, “Trust life a little bit.” ~ Maya Angelou

You know what I really love? LOVE ! I love LOVE !

The way I see it, there ain’t no bigger and more powerful force in the whole universe than LOVE itself.

Love makes the world go round. It’s the glue that hold everything together. Love is what we are made of. We are made of love and made to love. Our true nature is love and by trying to move away from love, by saying that we want to give up on love, we slowly but surely move away from who we truly are. We move away from our true nature, drifting away and feeling more and more disoriented, disconnected and confused.

The biggest mistake anyone can make is to give up on love.

How can you give up on something that’s in you? How can you give up on something that is YOU?

By giving up on love, you give up on yourself and you give up on life. Without love there’s nothing left. Nothing worth having, nothing worth doing…

You often hear people saying things like:

“I’m giving up on love.

Love hurts.

I don’t ever want to love again. I’m too afraid I’ll get hurt again.

This love messed me up and I’m done with it. I’m done with love!”

We’re so ignorant. We have no clue what love is. We think that love is the source of suffering, but is that what love really is?

Believe it or not, it’s not love that hurts. It’s not love that’s causing us to feel pain and heartbreak, but rather our attachment to how things should or shouldn’t be. It’s the ideas we have in our head about what love should be like and about how relationships should manifest.

Most of us are in Controlling Relationships, not Loving Relationships. We play God with one another, controlling and pretending to know what’s best for each other and we deprive ourselves of the freedom that each of us wants and needs. Instead of allowing one another to express ourselves and live our lives in the way our Souls intended for us to live our lives, freely and authentically, we get in the way. We interfere and influence each other’s destiny, not in a positive, but rather in a negative, and at times destructive way.

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away.” ~ 1 Corinthians 13:4-8

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Written by Luminita D. Saviuc

When nobody’s watching, I pretend I’m a moon sprite; transcendent, effervescent, ever curious. Yet my birth certificate says I’m a human born in Romania. Oh well.I’m an enthusiastic student of the arts, economics, psychology and spirituality – and I take great pleasure in shining light on life’s hidden truths, the paradoxes that both stare us in the face and hide from us in unison, as they silently shape our every waking moment.I am the author of the successful blog post 15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy, which became perhaps the most viral personal growth blog post in history. Over 1.2 MILLION people shared it on Facebook.This lead to a book offer from one of the world’s major publishers and a speaking slot at Mindvalley’s Awesomeness Fest (see video below), where I shared a horrific personal story of trauma and abuse at an early age. And how I coped with these wounds and rather than let them break me – instead used them to propel myself into a new world, a new career and a meaningful and happy life.


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  1. I'm losing my hold on it, sorry to say. There are those who're killing it for me and they won't let it be. I won't be another cheap amusement for others to enjoy and make a living off of, anymore. I'm a person not a piece of flesh with a price tag tattooed on it. How is this not illegal. This is not what I want for myself. I just want this to end. Any suggestions?

  2. But what if life has sucked out all the love in you, one experience after the other and has left you so dry and empty, that you are left with only hate. So much hate for the people around, for the special ones, for yourself, that you don't want to ever talk about love again.
    Life can be such. And even love cannot help you. And we're left with is HOPE. Hope that things will get better. Hope that you'll fall in love with yourself.
    Giving up on love can be a big mistake. But not the biggest
    Love can be in you. It can be YOU.
    But you can give up on yourself. The only thing you cannot give up on is HOPE. If that happens, there's no reason for you to live.

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