When Is It The End

When Is It The End

  “Perhaps the best tribute you can pay someone who dies is to share his belief in life by putting your life ahead of his death.” – Max Lerner So, here’s the thing; we all die, but losing a loved one can almost kill us. When we care, we cannot think of life without that person. No matter what went on before, the memories will linger and the good ones usually outweigh the bad ones. That’s what makes us sad. There are all sorts of ‘lost’ relationships. I will not…

Getting Rid of Love Is Never Easy

Getting Rid of Love Is Never Easy

” Lips that taste of tears, they say are the best for kissing.” – Dorothy Parker You’ve loved him/her with all your heart, (and body), for a long time… years but the problems have always been there and dealt with. In the beginning, the thrall of love blankets everything. The drive to be together in every way pushes you toward one another. You can’t be apart long or you do just that; long. Getting rid of love is never easy. The issue or issues keep coming up and guess what;…

Breakup Or Breakout

Breakup Or Breakout

“Tis better to have loved and lost/ Than never to have loved at all.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson Truer words were never spoken. To have known love is to have experienced what this life is about, or should be about. The tragedy is that this is not taught. How to learn to love? It can start from being loved as a child, or it can be learned with all its ups and downs as we grow up, or maybe it is never learned. The reason many people can’t know or…

Is Love A Choice

Is Love A Choice

“We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.” – Kahlil Gibran We are programmed, if you will, by who we are and this stays within us over time. What we have learned and feel about ourselves and others comes as part of our innate personality coupled with our early learned experiences. That being said, we are ‘drawn’ to certain people and feel comfortable and attracted to them as a matter of instinct. We may have a fantasy idea of an ideal partner, but our heart will tell…

One Person For Life… Yea Or Nay

One Person For Life… Yea Or Nay

“If you think marriage is going to be perfect, you’re probably still at your reception.” – Martha Bolton What is this thing about marriage and monogamy these days? It’s changing, that’s for sure. About four and a half million years ago hominids mated with many females, then about three and a half million years ago they found that they had shifted toward more monogamy. Our lineage never evolved to be strictly monogamous, but even in polygamous relationships men and women formed long-term bonds. The reason is an interesting one; In…