Being alone isn’t a statement about your relationships. Although relationships with others are a very important aspect to life and to our happiness, spending time alone is also extremely beneficial to our mental health and happiness.
From Arnold Schwarzenegger for his love child revelation, to Ashton Kutcher and Tiger Woods for their infidelities, the media attention continues to confirm that monogamy is an emotionally charged issue. Rarely is the biological perspective included as a way of understanding it.
Here are a few articles that take a slightly different approach to the “happily ever after” conundrum.
A deeply moving dialogue about what is necessary for a lasting relationship grounded in love, and how selfishness and shortsightedness can sabotage it.