Love and possessiveness are mutually exclusive, as I see it. Jealousy erodes love. Ownership of another human being, in any way, excludes care and compassion. Enforced monogamy, which brings the end of so many otherwise rich relationships, is rooted in insecurity and fear. Ideally, love should be transitive, not a closed equation. This article and the book it covers raise fascinating questions about how we think about society and about those we love.
"Love is not a victory march..." -- Leonard Cohen
Saturday, Jul 30, 2011 19:01 ET