In her piece, Myers explained that "people fall out of love for the same reasons they fell in it":
And naturally, Tumblr died a little:
Howevs, Myers later added that she was "bitter and sad" when she wrote the piece, and realized she had forgotten to include the uplifting lessons the class taught her:
TL;DR, Myers' professor asked the students, "Is love a feeling or is it a choice?" Unsurprisingly, the whole class initially answered that it was a feeling.
But then, the teacher made the argument that love was actually a choice, saying that ~feelings~ of love would fade and couples have to make the ~choice~ to identify issues and openly communicate about them.
This concept hit Tumblr, like, HARD:
So the moral of this story, kids? The teacher believes that people in happy marriages and relationships CHOOSE love. They don't always feel it.
So now, after reading this...
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