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Mindf*ck Monday #18: When Our Relationships Suffer

Mindf*ck Monday #18: When Our Relationships Suffer

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Welcome to another Motherf*ckin’ Monday email, the only weekly newsletter that sneezes all over your Christmas bagel and doesn’t even apologize. Each week, I cover three topics that will hopefully make you a more thoughtful and less awful person. This week is a special post-Valentine's Day edition, so we’re focusing on relationships. Today’s email includes: 1) the evolving concept of “family,” 2) the Stoics’ beliefs about passion, and 3) some news related to love not being enough. 

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1. Questioning the nuclear family - If you’ve been following my criticisms of news media the past year, you know that I’m constantly imploring people to focus on higher quality, long-form content that covers long-term issues, not just whatever scary thing is happening at this particular moment. 

Well, if you need an example of great, high-quality content, this piece about our understanding of family is long, well-researched, and absolutely fascinating.

I recommend reading it in full, but if you want the gist of it: the …

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