Topics: Human relationships
Topic: Human relationships
My girlfriend of a year just dumped me. She was my first love and I adore her. She said that she grew to resent my Objectivist views. What should I do?
Should I work on finding self-fulfillment and confidence before looking for a partner in life? If I have not yet reasoned out my goals, values, and morals is it wrong to pursue a relationship with a woman, considering that I don’t yet know what to look for in a woman?
Can love by the Objectivist definition be experienced deeply between friends, or is the concept reserved only for romantic partners?
My boyfriend of nearly four years suddenly decided he wanted to be on his own. We had no previous problems. He claims he wants time alone to figure out what he wants out of life. How should I deal with this situation?
Is it irrational to end a love relationship purely because of the other person’s looks?
Every time I suggest to my friends that I am in favor of egoism, the conversation turns into an argument. I don’t care if they become Objectivists, but I want to keep these friends and I’m not comfortable remaining silent when I’m attacked. What should I do?
I love my mother, but not my father. Is it immoral to tell him that I love him in order to spare his feelings?
Is it rational to hold one’s romantic love-interest as more valuable to one’s self than one’s career?
What do you think of long distance relationships? Is there any point at which it would be more rational to break up even if the two people are still in love?
How is it that I can love someone but they don’t love me back? If love is the recognition of my values in another person, why does she not recognize the same values in me? Why isn’t she in love with me?