“Psychologist Barry Schwartz popularised the notion of the “paradox of choice,” explaining that while we think more choices would lead to a happier life, they in fact lead to deeper feelings of loneliness. In this globalised world of fast food, fast internet connection, fast travel, where people of my generation leave the nest and fly to new horizons away from families and neighbourhoods, we very often find ourselves alone and without guidance, and tend to want everything – including relationships – to be convenient and effortless.
But love isn’t a purchasable commodity, it is not something you look for and find; it is something that finds you – and very often, when you least expect it to. (…)”
*EXTRACTED FROM MY BOOK, PHOTOGRAPHS, PUBLISHED ON THOUGHT CATALOG