Read the full article here: "I came to appreciate that relationships often serve a specific purpose at a certain point in time, for myriad reasons. Some are meant to heal you, some are meant to teach you how to build yourself up, and some are meant to show you how to trust your own intuition. You call in exactly whom and what you need over the course of your life, as you are learning life’s lessons. [...] This reality has taught me that the relationships that don’t lead to lifetime commitments are not failures. Not every love can last forever."