Tag Archives: pain

Love is love, sex is sex

We are told that sex and love are part of the same instinct; I disagree. Love is a pleasant sensation of comfort we feel when we’re close to a special person. It’s what a child feels on their mother’s lap, everyone’s first object of love. The pain that comes from the vulnerability and incompleteness we… Continue lendo »

Cruelty

Cruelty is possibly best defined as an action that will deliberately bring harm others. The perpetrator is aware that what they are doing is wrong and that it will cause pain, yet they do it anyway. Aggressive reactions are not necessarily cruel: we all can, at some point, either have or suffer from one, as… Continue lendo »

The Plenitude of a Romantic Marriage

Theoretically, lastingly romantic marriages should be more common than those based on an exuberant sex life. But it’s not how it goes. It doesn’t mean that sexually satisfying relationships are that frequent, but very few couples get to experience a loving relationship that last decades, one that fills hearts with joy and eyes, with tears… Continue lendo »

Understanding the Dynamics of Guilt

Guilt is an internal brake that originates from an ability we develop between the ages of 6 and 7, of putting ourselves in someone else’s place and imagining how they feel. Once we realize they are struggling, and we believe we caused their pain, it makes us sad; we feel the same unhappiness we imagine… Continue lendo »