The Harsh Reality of So-Called Happiness

Attention, security, passion, and love are common things that many women and men crave throughout their entire lives; and even search for, knowingly or unknowingly. Relationships begin to form during high school, and progress into more serious relationships towards the end. However, when entering college and beyond is when a relationship truly begins to evolve and…

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15 Years of Friendship

In many instances, people come in and out of our lives– sometimes for good reasons, sometimes for bad. We grow up, gaining friends and losing friends; holding onto our dearest friends, and sometimes even losing them along the way. Sometimes, amongst all of the trials and tribulations we encounter, we even tend to lose ourselves.…

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“Falling in Love” vs. “Standing in Love”

The concept of “Standing in Love” rather than “Falling in Love” is discussed in Erich Fromm’s The Art of Loving. On page four of The Art of Loving, Fromm says, “The third error leading to the assumption that there is nothing to be learned about love lies in the confusion between the initial experience of “falling” in love, and the…

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