Thursday, August 02, 2012

Love In The Time Of Layoffs

What does love feel like when you don’t know what tomorrow will bring? When life as you imagined it seems further and further out of reach? How do you know when it’s time to hold on to what you’ve got, or let go in the face of mounting anxiety? What if you’re so stressed out you can’t even think?

For people around the globe, trends like restructuring, privatization, mergers, downsizing, and relentlessly high unemployment are transforming intimate relationships. Chronic job insecurity is shifting the way we approach the idea of hooking up, having sex, staying together, and starting families. And it might just be changing the very nature of romance. 


Read more by Lynn Parramore at AlterNet. Thanks to Nikki Reimer!

2 comments:

Emily said...

Sharon,

I find your blog very interesting. I would like to read more. I have a blog about love that I just started. Maybe you can check it out and tell me what you think!

Thanks,
Emily

sunita said...

Love is a simple solution of stress and anxiety.Love yourself and love others is a simple solution of all troubles.Interesting blog.
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