Even though most of us are sincere in our pursuits of true love, how much do we actually perceive love as a product, and how does this influence our relationships?
Patriarchy and capitalism did not leave love untouched. As a child of the diaspora, I’ve learned to find intimacy in many places outside the phenomena of sex and romance.
With many families spending more time together now, there are ample opportunities for tension and hurt feelings. But these moments also offer invitations to reconnect.
Everyone messes up. Any relationship involves two imperfect communicators capable of hurt feelings, frustration, or loneliness. Given this, expecting communication and harmony to be “par for the course” is unreasonable.
An average couple will have between 30 to 50 significant arguments a year, “significant” meaning an encounter that departs sharply from norms of civil dialogue, would be uncomfortable to film
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