We Don’t Need Tough Love, We Need Tough Love.

Another great post filled with insight and wisdom, from Emily over at light the lie. So very true about the kind of love we need in this life versus the kind so many of us give. Thank you Emily!

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I’ve heard the phrase so many times, “It’s just a little tough love.” Typically after a parent, teacher, mentor, coach, or friend says something that sounds quite opposite from love. Do you enjoy receiving this kind of ‘tough love’? I sure don’t.

I feel completely defeated–less than.

When you actually take a look at the word ‘tough,’ it means something much different than how we use it in that phrase.

Tough: strong enough to withstand adverse conditions or rough or careless handling.”

We need a love that is strong enough to withstand adverse conditions or rough or careless handling. We need strong love. We need the real tough love.

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps…

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