Navigating change in romantic relationships
Most of us mortals say we are open to change, but we are attached to the comfort of knowing. We want to know what comes next, and we want to know what—and who—can be relied on. Navigating this desire is especially hard when it comes to romantic relationships. Being wedded to our expectations of loved ones presents challenges, largely because we are not static beings.
Just as nature is ever-changing, so are we. Just as organisms, stars, and galaxies are in constant flux, so are we. Our thoughts, our emotions, and even our physical chemistry are in states of constant transformation. Consider the anatomy of our bodies. Every second of every day the cells in our bodies are dividing. Cells are dying and being replaced. We are constantly recreating ourselves, unknowingly, which means we are continuously, effortlessly, and involuntarily changing—whether we like it or not....Read full article in Spiral Magazine (published by The Rubin Museum)
-By Natasha Scripture
(First appeared in Spiral Magazine)