What Does it Mean to Say, “I Love You”?

There are few words that are thrown around so loosely and frivolously as the word “love”. I think the word has been so misused and misunderstood, so polluted and corrupted that perhaps we need a new word, a better word. “Love” is one of those words that means so many different things to different people … Continue reading What Does it Mean to Say, “I Love You”?

Illusions of Love

As a teenager I experienced a fair amount of heartbreak.  Sometime after falling in love my partner would gradually lose interest, becoming distant and indifferent, and eventually deciding to call it off.  The breakup would leave me with a sense of despair and sometimes anger.  But I wanted to understand why.  I wanted to know … Continue reading Illusions of Love

Compromising Your Relationship

The word “compromise” has two meanings.  The first describes compromise as a settlement between persons, in which those involved relinquish certain rights and behavior in order to appease one another.  The other defines compromise as “to endanger” something.  And I find both of these definitions quite fitting, because making compromises is a sure way to compromise … Continue reading Compromising Your Relationship