When I moved to New York City in March of 2008, I thought my life would look a lot like Carrie Bradshaw’s from HBO’s “Sex and the City.” My social life wouldn’t be as glamorous, but at least I would have a large dating pool to choose from with so many available men living in the big city.
Jay-Z’s latest album, “4:44,” has been praised for openly displaying his emotional vulnerability, most evident in the title track. “Footnotes for 4:44,” released Monday afternoon on Tidal, is an 11-minute video that takes this effort further, enlisting several famous men of color to dissect their relationships on camera.
When you feel chemistry, your brain floods your neurotransmitters with love chemicals that say, “hey you, pay attention. That person will make you happy.”
In reality, your brain has no clue if it’s right or not. It’s just guessing.
Due to the daily pressures, distractions, and dynamics of modern life, a romantic couple doesn’t have to be dysfunctional to grow distant over time. Long working hours and the demands of raising children can push date night, sex, and romantic vacations to last place on the priority list.