Love is supposed to be uplifting. Love is supposed to be supportive. Love is supposed to be encouraging and motivating. Love is supposed to be faithful. Love is supposed to be a place where two people meet in the middle and make compromises with each other. Love is being considerate and respectful towards each other. Love is putting forth the effort to make each other smile. Love is listening to understand where your partner is coming from, and not just listening to reply. Love is working on your relationship and remaining loyal even when the romantic mood fades. Love is not giving up on your partner after one argument or one mistake. Love is having a friendship inside of your relationship. Love is being able to make each other laugh. Love is supposed to be forgiving. Love is understanding that your partner isn’t perfect and neither are you. Love is being there through thick and thin, and remaining by your partner’s side until the end. Love is truly caring and looking after your partner’s heart with the same protection and love you use to look after your own. Love is everything.