Love is about more than grand gestures

The media narrative on what constitutes a successful relationship has been so warped by society that I think real relationships are actively being harmed by it. People are choosing to stay in unhappy relationships or opting out of relationships altogether because they don’t know what a lasting commitment ought to look like.

Today, we begin to debunk them using my favorite medium, pop culture.

Originally, I intended to make this a single post, but I found SO MANY examples that infuriate me that I decided to split it up by theme.

Today? The concept of your significant other being your “other half”. Spoiler alert, they shouldn’t be.

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A foray into comics

So I found this awesome site that anyone who likes web comics but has the artistic skill of an untrained elephant should visit.

Suffice to say, my life has been ruined by this. So I will post the occasional comics on this blog, since I think their way funnier than my heavy think pieces.

Expect a bunch over the coming days before my obsession with this fizzles. Especially since a bunch of these are seasonal.

Without further ado, I give you Tone Deaf Tali.

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