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You will find the perfect person who loves you as much as you love him, and you'll look back on this and laugh." While I couldn't understand then that you need to love someone who loves you back, I get it now. My grandparents died before I was born and my parents are deceased and never liked anyone I dated, really. Don't marry anyone who won't help with the cat litter box when you are away, busy or when you are sick.

My mother, Ingrid Teichner, always said "to love is to be happy with.". That is my advice to myself in midlife, seeking love.

I always felt this to be a simple and beautiful phrase that removes crazy expectations from relationships and keeps perspective on love so simple. The litter box is the litmus test for love and compatibility. "I always thought that love was about desire -- being with someone, holding someone, feeling someone. Love can come in lots of different ways and lots of different guises." That's the British artist Tracey Emin in a May 2012 BBC interview.

But I've seen miracles happen when people work at this...

everything from relationships, career, raising kids, running a home, becomes more joyous.

If you feel you are worthy of love, then you can fully love.

It sounds so simple, and yet we know how hard loving ourselves can be.

What simple piece of wisdom or guidance resonated with them, and why was it so meaningful?

On Learning From Heartbreak When I was 16, the love of my young life (yes, Joe B., this means you) dumped me.

Conversely, if he fails to call, hold your head high and walk away.

Maybe I'm old-fashioned, but I still think that, in the early days of a relationship, the onus falls on the opposite sex.

My dad said something which has never left me in my 14 years of marriage, "You only have to answer to yourself. If you can live with this man don't let others influence your decision.