Let’s Kill Romanticism in 5 minutes. Then, We Can Love!

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Let’s Kill Romanticism in 5 minutes. Then, We Can Love!
By Zen Breaks • Issue #23 • View online
Question the romantic assumptions to understand what love is

78. Kill Romanticism in 5m. Then, Love!
Romanticism Ruined Love
Romanticism Ruined Love
This video of School of Life shows how Romanticism has been affecting us in many more ways than we realize - and has been a disaster factor for relationships.
Maybe we need to question the expectations about love that our culture is promoting to be able to accept others and find/develop the skill of love.
“If we question the assumptions of the romantic view of love it’s not in order to destroy love, but to save it.”
79. +5m to Kill Romantic Assumptions
How Romanticism Has Destroyed Love
How Romanticism Has Destroyed Love
If the previous video was not sufficient to destroy your romantic assumptions, here is a little more detail to help.
In this quick talk the philosopher Alain de Botton elaborates a little more on these ideas:
  • why soul mates are a disastrous idea, 
  • how to communicate with your significant other
  • why romantic ideas set us up for failure in love.
80. Why Modern Relationships Are Fragile
7 Reasons
7 Reasons
There are many reasons why modern relationships don’t last and there are things we can do about it.
This video from Psych2Go explains seven reasons in a very simple and clear way.
Learning the why’s is also a way to learn how to overcome them. Now that you know how to stop romanticizing, you also know that you can cultivate loving relationships in a healthier way. Practice it.
Learning the why’s is also a way to learn how to overcome them.
Now that you know how to stop romanticizing, you also know that you can cultivate loving relationships in a healthier way.
Next step? Practice it.
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