There was a point in time, some years back, where you couldn't find a single stupid pro-ana site that didn't have at least one or two of those horrible photos on it. I usually ask them first, but often some of them actually have the audacity to tell me "no.
No wonder so many people are single. A few years ago, I spoke to a group of high-schoolers about the Jewish idea of love. I'll define it, and you raise your hands if you agree.
Love is that feeling you get when you meet the right person. And I thought, Oy. This is how many people approach a relationship. Consciously or unconsciously, they believe love is a sensation based on physical and emotional attraction that magically, spontaneously generates when Mr.
And just as easily, it can spontaneously degenerate when the magic "just isn't there" anymore. You fall in love, and you can fall out of it. The key word is passivity.
Erich Fromm, in his famous treatise "The Art of Loving," noted the sad consequence of this misconception: Love is the attachment that results from deeply appreciating another's goodness.
Love is the result of appreciating another's goodness. The word "goodness" may surprise you. After all, most love stories don't feature a couple enraptured with each other's ethics. But in her study of real-life successful marriages The Good Marriage: How and Why Love LastsJudith Wallerstein reports that "the value these couples placed on the partner's moral qualities was an unexpected finding.
What we value most in ourselves, we value most in others. God created us to see ourselves as good hence our need to either rationalize or regret our wrongdoings.
So, too, we seek goodness in others. Nice looks, an engaging personality, intelligence, and talent all of which count for something may attract you, but goodness is what moves you to love.
You can create it. Just focus on the good in another person and everyone has some.If there is one lesson that I could pull from the entirety of my economic experience, research, data, and philosophizing, and.
that one lesson would apply universally regardless of context, environment, or conditions, it would be without a doubt. Read the paragraph from a personal narrative.
1 It may have seemed like an ordinary day to everyone else, but to me, it couldn't have been further from it. 2 Today was my first day working as a waitress at Pete's Pizza Haven, and I could not have been more excited.
3 In fact, I was so excited that I rushed to get ready much faster than I typically do. 4 "I'm ready to go!". Aug 23, · I m 26 yr old i suffer ulcer on tonsil in my right side and trouble its only burning what can i do: L mozumder 23 October Chocolate, peanuts, almond (mostly are GMO) fried spicy, sour salty food are main trigger.
Ask HN: My brain refuses to think, what should I do? points by DeusExMachina on July 25, | hide | past It looks like my brain is not used to think anymore. I can spend time reading a lot of things, but as soon as I try to actively do something, my mind refuses to do it.
I couldn. There is no deeper wound than abandonment by a parent. After 10 years, I wanted to heal. Every year on July 22, I celebrate my birthday. I might get together with friends, or perhaps go away on vacation.
There's only one thing I know for sure. On July 22, I plan to call my father so he can wish me a. Great article Brother! I have experienced first hand what goes on in the secret ” back room ” investigations. No love, scriptures taken out of context, a cold, calculating, even aggressive attitude.