Falling Into The Abyss Of PassionWho hasn't watched a classic or modern love story only to pine away for the love shown on the silver screen? Or read a romance novel and wanted to put one's self in the place of the heroine? I often wonder if these novels and usually subsequent movies, plant unobtainable levels of passion and love into our minds, only to lessen and cheapen those relationships we have in real life. If we didn't have a standard of comparison, would our own love lives seem as lacking? Would the real life gestures of love and devotion seem more romantic? I think that living in the Western civilization we are so overwhelmed with the commercialization of every aspect of our lives that we tend to forget that the Hollywood ideal is ba
Knowing all of this does nothing to dampen the fact that I too pine for that intense level of intimacy. I wonder if it is even attainable in real life.