in the hopes that no one else has come up with this exact quote.....it came to me while i was having a serious conversation on msn with a friend.
"Relationships, no matter the age, will always be work-in-progress."
you can't expect everything to be perfect from the start, nor can you expect to fix things right away. it's like cooking. turning up the heat to speed the cooking won't allow for the flavours of the ingredients to be released properly. why do you think they invented the slow cooker?