by Christine Gutierrez, Life Coach & Love Counselor

couple in love

We all grew up hearing the stories about true love, and many of us are still aspiring to find it in our partner. So we carry a “list” of what we want in the perfect mate – either a mental one, or some of us even have it written down. Certain things on this list may and should be non-negotiable (for example, someone who is kind, loving, etc.). However, other things, if we focus on them too specifically, may actually get in our way on the path to finding true love.

I got a juicy email a couple of weeks ago asking me to speak about my thoughts on the “non-negotiable list” of qualities for finding the perfect man. Let me tell you that got my therapist, healer engine rolling…


What is true love anyway?