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The Shared Story Bonus – Thoughts on (not) BeingPart of a Couple I

One reason to live as a couple – I dare assume – is to have that one person everything to share with.
To share your whole life with (even if only for a while)
- all the tiny aspects, all the changes and developments, the joys and fears and contradictions, the infinite accumulation of moments that make you… -
the one person to share (and thereby experience) your life as a whole.

The one person to narrate your life, to form a story out of all the restless, loose, unconnected aspects of a lifetime’s experience.
Someone who tells the story of your past, right up till the very moment and into the future.
Your story’s told without anyone talking.

Presenting yourselves as a couple performs a story already. (mehr…)