Let’s fast forward to the end… why did we break up? And how is it that some people make it work? This is something that I’ve pondered for a long time. It came to mind again the other day while watching Scarlet Johansson and Adam Driver in Netflix’s A Marriage Story. Spoiler ALERT! I just couldn’t help but think they could have made it work? … Continue reading Is love selfish?
Chapter 6 of the Happiness Hypothesis by Jonathan Haidt, is all about relationships. Do we need relationships? Are they useful? Do they bring us joy? For the most part, we’d all agree to answer “yes,” right? It almost seems outlandish to question the value of relationships here in the Western hemisphere where we’ve mastered rom-coms, marriage counseling and, a weird, possessive attachment to our pets. … Continue reading West vs East: Which philosophy is right about relationships?