5 Things People Sacrifice for Love

Love isn’t love if you’re not willing to sacrifice something for it. It may be as big as giving up all of those you own like wealth and material things in exchange for a simple life with the one that you love, or something as small as giving 5 min

Love isn’t love if you’re not willing to sacrifice something for it. It may be as big as giving up all of those you own like wealth and material things in exchange for a simple life with the one that you love, or something as small as giving 5 minutes of your time even if you’re very busy just to talk to your special someone.

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There are countless things that we sacrifice for love but among the most popular ones are the following:

1. Career

There are some career that’s so demanding of your time and energy. You’ll end up coming home late at night and exhausted. All you wanted to do once you get home is to sleep, and the following day to wake up early for work. It’s normal for your significant other to understand the situation, but will sooner or later get tired of that set up. Some people sacrifice a change of career or settle for a job that doesn’t require so much of their time so that the remaining time they have left can be given to their significant other.

There are some women who sacrifice by giving up their career to be a house wife when they decide to get married. They give all their time and energy for their family most especially to their children. Some men on the other hand sacrifice by giving up their career and settling for a job that pays less than what they have before, for as long as they are working in a place that’s near to their home and family.

2. Living Situation

If you live in Town A and your significant other lives in Town F, you will be asked by the other if you can live with him in Town F once you settle down because his place of work is there. In this situation people sacrifice by agreeing to relocate just to be with their significant other. You may not be particularly thrilled about moving there, but you are willing to do it if it’s the only thing that would allow you to be together. You relocate and adjust to the new environment, and soon enough you’ll also learn to love that place since the love of your life is there with you.

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3. Religion

In most relationships giving up one’s religion and converting to his or her significant other’s religion is ones of the greatest sacrifices to do. If you were raised a catholic for example, and was brought up with great devotion to your religion, it’s hard to just throw away something that you have and believed in all your life. But because of love you will be willing to change your faith and beliefs to that of your significant other. It would be an advantage because fighting over different faith and beliefs would totally ruin and even break the relationship. But there are relationships that do work out even if the couples belong to different faith. The sacrifice in this situation is to give a great deal respect to each other’s faith and beliefs; that would avoid any misunderstandings and quarrels in the relationship.

4. The Single Life

Once you’ve found the right person you can sacrifice anything that you enjoyed doing before when you were still single. All that you would want to do is to spend all of your time with the person you love. Some people would even cut someone or several others out of their life if these people are not supportive of the relationship they have with their significant other. It’s a great sacrifice but you are willing to do it for love.

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5. Habits and Vices

Both men and women has their own way to enjoy life like hanging out with friends, parties, drinking, smoking, etc. Once someone gets into a serious relationship, little by little they would stop and avoid those things that their significant other doesn’t like in them. We hear stories of couples saying “he changed me” or “she changed me.” Actually, your significant other is just there to support you change those bad habits and vices, but the will to change is done by you. You changed because you wanted to, and you did it out of love.

It’s our nature to sacrifice something for love. Love is a journey that two people go through, and in each journey are difficulties and risks that require sacrifices. Once you have found the right kind of love you will be willing to sacrifice anything for your special someone and for the happiness that both of you will share.

 

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