People believe that love itself is what makes a relationship strong and leads to happiness; that is, a person needs only find a powerful love with an equally matched partner and lifelong happiness will follow. Therefore if the one we love leaves or if the love fades, then so, too, does our happiness. But what if the truth is actually the reverse of that?
When I was younger, I couldn't have predicted that I'd be in this position. I had fantasies, of course, of threesomes and polyamory, but I never thought it would be something I'd encounter in real life.