I’ve touched on this topic in my blogs by describing an affair as a theft, a criminal act. When you have a surreptitious affair while you’re still in a committed monogamous relationship, you have committed a crime against your personal integrity as well against your partner from whom you’ve stolen choices. Most people committing adultery […]
Technology has indubitably changed how humans interact. In my classes people, young and old, talk about feeling isolated even though they use Facebook and their cell phones for many hours per day.
Human connectivity and connection are miles apart in how they feel. It’s ironic that the more connectivity we have via the internet, the less connection actually exists. Connectivity can lead to disconnection if you end up spending more time in cyberspace than you do in real physical space with other humans.
Setting parameters so that others don’t take advantage of you and wreak havoc in your life is important, but how you think of this concept of boundaries is crucial.
Modern technology is forcing humans to become like robots. For the moment, we still are 100% human, and we need daily contact with each other, especially our mates. Don’t be seduced by everything that is high tech and gimmicky.
It might not be obvious that your partner is your equal. You and your partner may be from different socio-economic backgrounds, have different levels of education and experiences, different ways you were brought up and different genders, but you are equal psychologically. Otherwise, you wouldn’t stay with each other.