Love is not some luxury you attend to after you take care of all the important things in life, like making VP or adopting a labradoodle. This is the centerpiece of your existence on earth. So give it the attention it deserves.
You may have noticed that a strong thread of lightheartedness, humor and flexibility weaves throughout all of these concepts. And if you were to adopt a little bit of those as a daily practice, you'll have no choice but to have a healthier, happier life in the long run.
You fall in love, put your frontal lobe in a jar and marry a guy you later on find you don't know all that well. Why? Because the most reliable aspect of falling in love is that you will fall out of it. On average after 18 months, according to scientists.
I've been living in Los Angeles for some years, and have gone out with enough actresses to know what it's really like. If you're seeking a fulfilling relationship, I present to you why dating an actor is a Bad Idea.
Turns out that the skill set required to navigate the tricky waters of romantic interaction wasn't in any book I had read or any class I had taken. Mom, dad, the sex-ed teacher -- no one had taught me any of this stuff.
Your brain is supremely skilled at filtering out the familiar and telling you only about what matters - namely, change. Travel bypasses that filter and awakens your senses by confronting you with the unfamiliar.