Buddhists in love: does detachment allow for a healthier togetherness? | Curio

Buddhists in love: does detachment allow for a healthier togetherness?

25 mins | Jun 20, 2018

Becoming attached to a romantic partner seems inevitable in every relationship, and while it’s exciting at first, this intense craving for each other’s presence can eventually cause pain and suffering. Lisa Feldman Barrett and John Dunne, writing in Aeon magazine, introduce the Buddhist approach to being deeply in love yet truly detached in a relationship, and how it can allow for a healthier togetherness.

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From Aeon magazine