On Life & Love

On the meaning of Life & Love, or “Why is Romance the Only Thing That Matters When We’re So Bad At It?” and “Maybe We Should Try To Be Less Bad At It?”

social media, in its sincerest form, is a mirror of our lives

“Social media isn’t real, anyway,” my friend shrugs. It’s true. It rarely speaks to our realities. Nobody wants to hear that kind of thing, at least not in that context. Time and place, as with everything. I do not spill it all on social media. These people are not my therapist. It’s unfair of me …

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View of the sea surf through a photographic lens lying on a sandy beach on a sunny day. By Alexey

seeing them for who they are shouldn’t ruin them

There’s this scene from Bojack Horseman with the titular Bojack gazing into his publicist, Anna Spanakopita’s, home. She’s making dinner. He watches from outside, from a distance, and thinks, It’s so sad that when you see someone as they really are, it ruins them. But he’s not saying it’s sad when you see someone reveal …

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