It’s not fair that you have gotten the illness that we call depression.
I have a theory that most couples are unlikely couples. That it is actually pretty common, at least at a relationship’s beginning, for there to be significant differences over politics or philosophy or theology or hobbies or housecleaning or whatever.
But the bigger reason that I approve is that, in “Gravity”, Cuarón has offered a beautiful answer to one of the questions that I wonder about most often: in a culture that has become suspicious of religion, how do we effectively talk about the Gospel?
I’m not all that concerned about someone who is 18 or 22 being afraid of marriage. I’m more worried when I see the same fear in someone who is 30 or 40.
At one time or another, to one degree or another, pretty much all of us have suffered from Impostor Syndrome.
I guess, HAL, that we could search scripture looking for verses which speak to verbal abuse — maybe there is something hanging out in Proverbs that would do the trick.
The Comfort IN, Dump OUT system works like this: if someone whom you care about is seriously ill or grieving or otherwise hurting, it is good and useful to bring her a meal, to help him with chores, to listen, to just be there.