Quotes about dating the wrong people
We’re distinctively neurotic, unbalanced and immature, but don’t know quite the details because no one ever encourages us too hard to find them out.An urgent, primary task of any lover is therefore to get a handle on the specific ways in which they are mad.This knowledge won’t be available via a standard chat.
’The problem is that knowledge of our own neuroses is not at all easy to come by.
It’s all the more poignant that the reasons why people make the wrong choices are rather easy to lay out and unsurprising in their structure.
We ruin our lives for reasons that can be summed up in an essay.
But it’s like a novice pilot assuming they can fly after sending a paper plane successfully around the room.
In a wiser society, prospective partners would put each other through detailed psychological questionnaires and send themselves off to be assessed at length by teams of psychologists. The mystery will be why it took humanity so long to get to this point.