1 of 13 Johnny Nunez
Lesson: Momentarily escaping the weight and drama of your relationship/life problems can be just what the spirit needs, as long as it’s safe and satisfying.
2 of 13 Larry Marano
Lesson: In the game of love, sometimes you take someone for granted, but what’s most important is that you learn from that experience and that you're self aware.
3 of 13 Jamie McCarthy
Lyric: “Girl I know sometimes it's hard/And we can't let go/Oh when someone hurts you oh so bad inside/You can't deny it you can't stop crying”
Lesson: We all have things we need to let go of and move on from! There is no better time than the present to say good riddance to the baggage holding you back in love and life. Leaving behind what hasn’t brought you peace and happiness is always better in the long run.
4 of 13 Rick Kern
Lyric: “Then you smiled at me/So warm and sweet/I could not speak/You make me feel like a little bitty girl/What do you do to me”
Lesson: The timing might not always be right, but the magical feelings are real nonetheless.
5 of 13 Amanda Edwards
Lyric: “If we were made in his image then call us by our names/ Most intellects do not believe in God but the fear is just the same”
Lesson: Learn this early—don’t let anyone ever let you call yourself out of your name. The sooner it’s known the better!
6 of 13 Josh Brasted
Lesson: Growing distant in love happens sometimes but sensing something is wrong, talking about it and ultimately wanting to do something about it is far better than doing nothing at all.
7 of 13 Ethan Miller/BET
Lyric: “I'm a recovering undercover over-lover /recovering from a love I can't get over."
Lesson: Recovering from a failed relationship after you were all in is tough and can take time, especially when you’re the one who invested more emotionally.
8 of 13 Ethan Miller/BET
Lyric: “I picks my friends like I pick my fruit/& Ganny told me that when I was only a youth/I don't walk around trying to be what I'm not/I don't waste my time trying ta get what you got”
Lesson: There is nothing wrong with being selective about who you keep in your circle or close to your heart. Keeping friends around who drop knowledge, spread wisdom, encourage and uplift is always the best way to go.
9 of 13 Mindy Small
Lesson: When you’re spending time with bae, actually being in the moment makes it the most memorable.
10 of 13 Joe Scarnici
Lyric: “My mind says move on/My heart lags behind/But I don't love you any more”
Lesson: In love, it takes time to move on when your mind says one thing and your heart says the other. Even if your intuition knows that leaving is the right thing to do, until your emotional attachment is gone, the love remnants will always remain.
11 of 13 Thaddaeus McAdams
Lesson: When you're ready for him to go, it's time for him to go, and if he's not moving fast enough tell him to get some help. End of story.
12 of 13 Kevin Mazur
Lesson: Taking chances is what life and love is all about. When you’ve choose the right company, it will always be a brighter day!
13 of 13 Mindy Small
Lesson: We all have one person who just makes everything better, whether it’s their words or just their presence. Hold them dear to your heart.
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