If girlfriends and boyfriends break up, fiancés call off engagements, and married men and women get divorced no matter how much they say they love each other or how long they've been together, then tell me... why do we all even bother about what we do with our love lives if it's already doomed from the start? Why do we even bother asking if the other person is interested in a date, in getting married, or in sharing a lifetime with us when every thing's pretty much a hopeless case already?
It just seems a little pointless to me.
Doesn't that make going into any relationship – be it a major step (i.e. marriage) or a slightly less major step (i.e. boyfriend-girlfriend) – extra scary? I mean, without even the possibility of us losing the ones we love one day, isn't it already terrifying as it is!? And although nothing's a guarantee, there has to come a point where we say, "This is it. No turning back. It's you and me for life." Right? Or else, why even bother with marriage if you're possibly going to walk away from your vows eventually? (Don't get me started on the vows before God, friends and family part, okayyy.)
Logically, this crazy endless cycle of unbinding commitment tells me that I should just throw caution to the wind, and proceed to selfishly love whoever I feel like loving at whatever time that suits me, then move on to the next – in the words of the great Addison Montgomery of Grey's Anatomy – man-whore who stupidly appears before me... rather than fight to maintain a relationship I'd typically classify as 'going steady' with all I have, until my very last breath.
Why stay and fight when 'goodbye' already lies at the back of the throat of the person we vulnerably lie next to at night. Cos let's face it. If we can even walk away from marriage, then it simply means that nothing's sacred anymore. Not even a lifetime commitment to another individual.
Just a thought.