Monday, August 1, 2016

Mixed bag

I have an essay in the Washington Post today. Some people liked it. Many others didn't. The only thing I can say, think or feel is that I got people talking, and that I reached people. That's pretty much what I take away from this.

4 comments:

SassyPants652 said...

FINALLY someone else who feels like I do. You hit it out of the ball park for me with this essay. I could never quite put it into words. You did it. Good to know I'm not alone. Thanks.

Allison Landa said...

Thank you SO much for saying that! I'm so very glad to be able to reach people and I really appreciate your reaching out. :)

AB P said...

:-) I liked it. I went from college to married without ever being single, and I miss autonomy as well. It's actually most of the reason that I'm currently separated from my ex. I was tired of compromising what I wanted for him.

The truth is that we, even with partners, are the masters of our own lives. In that way, you are really only "you," even when you are part of a "we" or "us." I'm not sure if you have to give that up in a relationship.

Have you listened to Alan Watts' theories on love?

Allison Landa said...

I haven't! You've got me curious ... gonna look him up.

Thanks for getting in touch. I'm really honored when people reach out. :)