Emily Cowen, a musical artist I enjoy sings, “Even though we just met, these feelings are so beautiful, you and me were meant to be together.” And that is where “love” songs get love wrong. You’ve just met, the feelings are beautiful so, goodness gracious, you must be meant to be together.
More than six out of 10 people in their 20s to 30s do not see marriage and childbirth as necessary, mainly because of financial pressure, a survey showed, Monday.
En teoría, un enlace es una exaltación del amor. Una celebración alegre, un motivo de felicidad para todos los participantes. Por lo tanto, cuando un familiar o amigo comunica que se va a casar, teóricamente la reacción del receptor del mensaje no puede ser otra que difiera del júbilo.
When Louise McSharry was pregnant with her first son Sam, now two-and-a-half years old, she had certain assumptions about what motherhood would be like. “I thought that overnight I would become this patient and benevolent creature, who would never use a harsh word and who would never be frustrated, and that all of my selfishness would go away.”
The couples were measured for physiological responses like heart rate and respiration. Later, trained coders analyzed the tapes for emotional responses such as anger, sadness and humor. “These give us a pretty good snapshot of the nature of their relationship,” says study senior author Robert Levenson, a UC Berkeley psychology professor.
This new term has become popular recently among Chinese netizens and it has a special meaning: getting married without a house, car, diamond ring or a proper wedding ceremony.