I love you, I hate you

Most of you readers have met some people sporting tattoos on their hands that read ” love” on one hand and “hate” on the other and although sometimes we recoil from such distasteful display and may feel secretly a bit frightened of encountering such individuals in darker alleys, there is something to be said about the message that is actually conveyed. More to the point, there may be some truth to the blunt visual statement that is in our face delivered from some strange knuckles. For the longest of time we have been told that hate is not an acceptable […]

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Labour of Love

There is this theory out there that when we are in love the relationship that follows is going to sustain itself on the strength of those few months, or if we are lucky years, of intense, passionate and self-defining feelings. Not so, I am afraid… There is a major difference between being in love and loving another. We fall in love with another, or at least that is the consensus and it is wonderful no question about it. However, that does not change the fact that falling in love happens to us, we may be willing participants but in many […]

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