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But many of us seek community solely to escape the fear of being alone. Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape.

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When we face pain in relationships our first response is often to sever bonds rather than to maintain commitment.

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The practice of love offers no place of safety. We risk loss, hurt, pain. We risk being acted upon by forces outside our control.

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Contrary to what we may have been taught to think, unnecessary and unchosen suffering wounds us but need not scar us for life. It does mark us. What we allow the mark of our suffering to become is in our own hands.

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Giving generously in romantic relationships, and in all other bonds, means recognizing when the other person needs our attention. Attention is an important resource.

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Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape.

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Love is a combination of care, commitment, knowledge, responsibility, respect and trust.

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There will be no mass-based feminist movement as long as feminist ideas are understood only by a well-educated few.

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