This Valentine's day, time to let go of manufactured desire | Steven W Thrasher

Stories about love are political, and like the myth of the American dream, the political stories Valentine’s Day peddles can limit expressionPerhaps the major lesson of my peripatetic life has been learning to let go of desire –desire for sex, for romance, for a normative family, for economic security, for consistent housing, for what was once called a “job” in the United States, or for any particular outcome in life. Like most of us, I have been taught to long for many things I likely will never have and may...

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By: The Guardian - 4 days ago

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