Looking for Love:
Understanding what you need
By Colette Bouchez
Reviewed By Charlotte Grayson, MD
Are you looking for love but finding disappointment? You may be asking for too much too soon.
Five experts shed some light on what to expect from romance.
Part 1: Understanding What You Need
Part 2: Setting Good Expectations
In the pilot for the ABC television show Desperate Housewives, character Gabrielle Solis (she's
the beautiful ex-model with the gorgeous rich husband, big house, and bottomless bank account) sets the tone for the series
with this simple but poignant statement about her marriage:
"I have everything I wanted -- but I wanted all the wrong things."
More than just a catchy phrase, you don't have to be an unhappy (or
desperate) housewife to get what she means. Indeed, when it comes to choosing a
life partner, experts say too many of us remain clueless about what we really
want and need -- one reason so few of us seem to find it!