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Monday, March 19, 2007

Should one of us change?

This is my first blog. I choose to post an issue that has always concerned me personally, and, going by the dictum "If it has happened to you, it has happened before", I expect many of you to have undergone similar experience.

In relationships, specially those borne out of strong initial mutual passion ("spontaneous combustion"), rather quickly comes a time when reality bites and one of you will have a Blue Monday and start introspecting about mutual compatibility, and therefore, longevity. It is time to revisit the chemical reaction. It is time to degenerate the sheer thrill of spontaneous combustion into mediocrity of a steady relationship or controlled combustion, e.g. the kind that drives our bikes and cars albeit with a difference--this one has two driver's seats!

When you endow yourself with the capability of looking ahead, far ahead, you can see craters on moon's surface. You discover that your partner needs improvements before he/she can fit the longevity equation. More often, the person perceived to be lower on Maslow's pyramid will be subjected to take correctional measures.

My predicament is: Should one of us change?