The bad news is not that we as human beings are alone in the world ( which in some way we are ) but that we strive desperately to find fellowship with the places and people we share our lives with. We make idols of marriage family sex and economic sense for starters.
I don't know of any human who has an answer but I has lived an answer given to me
At this very moment in Australia the ideal of Marriage is back on the agenda after being rejected by progressives as unworkable feature of the Dinosaurs's age only a few decades earlier.
I don't believe those who want the blessing of marriage will be any happier for the same reasons the people in these films find completeness in these very incomplete ambitions.
I am not going to here list the myriad of mind games that go into so called logic on this subject .
Instead , if you haven't faced the first sentence above, its time you watched "
DOCUMENTARIES on what happens when you chase the good in relationships but without understanding the limited way they will meet your need .
A few offerings Not easy watching but realistic about real life. Let me know of more .
- Chasing Amy about a young woman and man who seek the perfect partner but find themselves stuck because there is no such thing.
- Anesthesia 2014 about the unanswered loneliness , purposelessness and lies which lie behind so much human ambition.