Love & Other Drugs
While having a child may not make a bad marriage good, a strong one can weather the storm, and come out stronger!
Can star-struck women looking to get married now say, ‘I want someone like Ranbir,’ and mean someone who embraces a woman in all her glory, and not his good looks? Here’s hoping…
Such is the power of love – it turns mundane to magic, boring to brilliant, and death to power. So, why should we not be obsessed with love? The irony is, though, that as certainly as we want to love and be loved, as uncertain we are about what it really means. Perhaps these books about love will help you figure some things out.
Although everyone is unique, there are some signs that you can rely upon.
If you love someone, you set them free. There is much truth to this adage. Love sets you free, it doesn’t bind you. But when a person’s happiness, his needs, and his life, and even his identity revolves around another person and he forgets all about his own needs and his own life, maybe it’s time to take a step back.
Going for couples counselling with the intention of ‘going back to the way things were’ may not be the best idea. While the past may have been a happy place for you, that doesn’t mean you can’t create a happy future that looks different.
For all practical purposes, such will-they-won’t-they couples in fiction tend to fall into rather toxic patterns. But Alexis and Ted manage to not only avoid that but end up elevating what such relationships could mean because that’s how perceptive the writing is on Schitt’s Creek.
As messy as the four siblings, Connor, Kendall, Shiobhan, and Roman’s lives seem to be, their individual love lives are messier. While Connor, the eldest, would literally rather pay someone to be with him; the youngest, Roman, deserves an entire article dedicated to him and his sexuality. Kendall and Shiobhan, aka Shiv, fall somewhere in between. Kendall can seemingly only be into women his dad approves of, Shiv chooses someone she can control even though he is not exactly favoured by her father. Neither Kendall nor Shiv however can truly commit to their partners in healthy ways.
Did you know that there are two different types of romantic jealousy?
According to Glick & Fiske, benevolent sexism refers to “attitudes about women that seem positive in tone but nonetheless connote inferiority to men based on fragility, lack of competence, or need of help and protection.”