The Trouble With Commitment

Updated: Aug 23, 2021

I could very easily argue that marriage is not so much only about love, but about commitment.

This modern age seems to have a problem with commitment, so much choice, so many options, it’s almost become a throw away culture. Fast food, fast fashion, fast relationships - you’re hot, swipe to the right, you’re not, we swipe to the left (or whatever it is).

So, what is this big problem with commitment?

Why is it we are so quick to throw things and people away? What is this eternal quest for happiness?

Are we all a little lost, wanting to be loved, wanting to belong? Do we actually believe that true happiness lies in material things or in others?

Again, this is an issue of perspective.

We search, we find, our ‘happiness’ subsides, we throw away and we search again. At what point do we break this cycle and commit?

What is commitment anyway and at what point do we walk away?

I’m not about to provide any answers; truth is, there probably isn’t any, everyone is able to derive their own meaning. But what I do believe is true is that if we stand for nothing, we will fall for anything.

I tend to flow through life, more recently; my flow has been very mu