Love means that yes, we are connected

There is a common notion these days that we are independent creatures. “Live your life” as you want to or need to. Yes, I agree this is quite compelling. Yes, I agree that no one should live their life based on another person’s ideals or worse, wants. You need to live your life to the best of your ability and according to the dictates of your own conscience. But, you have to realize there is a caveat to that. A life filled with love means you are not truly as independent as you think. Your actions will affect others.

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My unsolicited advice to couples

I am about to cross a line here.  But I feel I am qualified on the grounds of being an objective outsider.  I am an impartial observer that only wants to share my findings.  Hopefully, it will be helpful and not intrusive. Here is my advice to married couples for maintaining a happy union.  This is only based on personal observation not personal experience so take from it what you will.  Continue reading