Wednesday, October 5, 2016


“One thing I do know about intimacy is that there are certain natural laws which govern the sexual experience of two people, and that these laws cannot be budged any more than gravity can be negotiated with. To feel physically comfortable with someone else's body is not a decision you can make. It has very little to do with how two people think or act or talk or even look. The mysterious magnet is either there, buried somewhere deep behind the sternum, or it is not. When it isn't there (as I have learned in the past, with heartbreaking clarity) you can no more force it to exist than a surgeon can force a patient's body to accept a kidney from the wrong donor. My friend Annie says it all comes down to one simple question: "Do you want your belly pressed against this person's belly forever --or not?”
― Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

When we are young we can pretty much do whatever you want. We can drink heavily, can eat the wrong food, or climb into bed with whoever we may have the opportunity to. The energy running through us is so strong that it compensates for whatever else might be missing. But then when we get older, we feel excessive alcohol in our bones the next morning. We realize it when our nutrition or vitamins are off. And will-power is no longer the way to make love, Elizabeth Gilbert's mentioned "magnetism" is. It is a privilege and a pleasure to get old. We are in fact able to do everything we could do when we were young, with more style and more spontaneity. Along the WAY we always have infinite energy to tap into. Be powered by divine MAGNETISM, or feel old.

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