Saturday, May 3, 2014

True Love (?) Part 2:

As promised, here are some of the reasons why, I think, there are so many unsuccessful relationships.

1- Our society has become too obsessed with weddings. I honestly believe that there are some people who get married simply so they can have a wedding.

2- Divorce is so common now that people get married with the mindset of "Oh well, if it doesn't work out, we'll just get divorced."

3- As a society, we have become pretty fucking selfish and lazy. We want things to be perfect and if they're not, we give up on them.

4- We are impatient. We don't take the time to make sure that we are truly compatible with another person before jumping into a serious relationship.

5- Most people have so much going on their lives that they don't take the time to appreciate their relationships, or to try to make them work.

6- There was a time when life was much more simple. Today, we have so many options in life. The more options we have, the more opportunity we have to grow apart from another person.

7- No matter how hard we try not to, we're all still sort of hoping for that fairy tale.

8- We have short attention spans.

9- At the beginning of a relationship, people tend to only see what they want to see. Then, later, they only see what they don't want to see.

10- I'm not sure how many people will agree with this one, but I think it's pretty important. People need adversity. They need something to overcome. Furthermore, when two people overcome something together, it automatically creates a bond between them. When there are big problems to deal with, all the petty little problems don't seem very important. I think perhaps the relationships that come closest to "true love" are the ones in which the people have to face real struggles together. Not only does something like that make people realize how unimportant the little things are, but it also reminds them that they can count on each other.

Everybody always talks about how Max and Logan still love each other despite everything they've been through and all the things that have tried to keep them apart. I think maybe they love each other because of all that, not in spite of it. Maybe that's just me. 

No comments:

Post a Comment