Posts Tagged ‘Relevance of Marriage’

Polyamory: A male perspective

Friday, August 13th, 2010

There was a Jeffrey Archer novel I read as a kid where the main character was musing on the nature of marriage. A rich playboy, he surmised that if he could have a hundred horses and a hundred homes around the world, why could he not therefore have a hundred women. Welcome to the world […]

Two for the price of The One

Monday, August 9th, 2010

  Two, three, four – maybe more! People; welcome to the colourful world of Polyamory! No: this is not some inane introduction to the latest sensation in children’s TV (to rival the success of the peerless Teletubbies); polyamory is the acceptance and practice of non-monogamy, which those among you with a smattering of Greek and Latin […]

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Till death us do part?

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

You meet the ‘one’. Fall in love. Get married. Live happily ever after… Yet even as a child, when the fairy tale rounded to its tidy conclusion and the pages closed shut, I was left with a lingering set of doubts which could neither be silenced nor clearly articulated. In the current social climate, I […]

The Cinderella Syndrome

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

We are all aware of our inner child; a natural component of any personality – male or female. But the inner little girl can often undermine the ability of women to assert ourselves in an adult sphere. The Cinderella syndrome coined by the psychotherapist, Colette Dowling in her 1981 book ‘Cinderella Complex’, identified the subconscious […]