Dating generation x
These substances give us the illusion of an alternate reality -- a reality in which our emotions are heightened, and the love we experience becomes exponentially intense.Unfortunately, all this does is confuse us, making us believe love is little more than the feelings we experience. Some less than others, but most individuals have multiple partners every year.
So you're left with a dilemma, which is fine, as long as you accept that compromises need to be made. We grew up on Disney movies and learned all about love through the stories they told -- or at least I did.
When we focus on only ourselves, our needs, our wants and desires, the needs of the others in our community get overlooked.
When this happens in a relationship, it all begins to fall apart.
The problem is instant gratification is addicting and often becomes a habit, a habit that tends to seep into our love lives.
Love isn't meant to be experienced in an instance, but in a lifetime.