Real love has become so rare that we barely even know what it means any more. What we think is love is often just lust in disguise; that is, based on mutual exploitation and sense enjoyment.
Consequently, instead of living the life we are meant to live—a life of inner satisfaction, contentment and harmony—we suffer from jealousy, anger, bitterness and anxiety in our relationships toward others. Regardless if it’s our partner, family, friends or colleagues.
“Therefore, lust and are quite different. Lust is like dense darkness, but love is like the bright sun.” Chaitanya-Charitamrita Adi-lila 4.178
So what is the key to opening our hearts and allowing the light of real love to enter? How can I know the difference between lust and real love? And how can I make my relationships truly nourishing and fulfilling?
Recorded on March 19, 2022. Read episode transcript on https://breakingtrail.life/podcast/44
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