Love and Relationships
Love is complicated, whether it’s finding a partner, making a relationship work or healing from heartbreak. Today we’re discussing what we can learn from Buddhism about how to navigate its highs and lows. The episode features the unique relationship journeys of three individuals, Tanisha Coleman, Rafael Valentin and Sara Luther, and how each used their Buddhist practice to find happiness. Here’s the key takeaway: In order To find lasting, value-creative love, we have to first develop self-love based on our own human revolution.Note: Buddhist Solutions for Life’s Problems is supported by subscriptions to SGI-USA publications. It will be published every other month. For access to past podcasts, the print and online editions of World Tribune and Living Buddhism and the new World Tribune app, visit www.worldtribune.org.References:This episode is based on the feature article from the October 2021 issue of Living Buddhism titled “A Buddhist View of Love.” 2:53 Discussions on Youth, p. 65.6:09 Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Airman’s Odyssey (Orland: Harcourt, 1984), p. 195.7:19 Discussions on Youth, p. 65.9:50 Discussions on Youth, p. 70.16:18 Soar Into the Skies of Hope, pp. 68–69.16:58 Discussions on Youth, p. 310.18:15 The New Human Revolution, vol. 26, p. 110.24:49 Discussions on Youth, p. 69.40:16 The New Human Revolution, vol. 25, p. 283.41:34 The New Human Revolution, vol. 5, p. 78.48:12 The Wisdom for Creating Happiness and Peace, revised part 1, p. 230.