When there’s no reason to attach to people or things, what would be the reason to commit? What’s behind our inclination to commit to anything or anyone? The dictionary defines commitment as, “the state or quality of being dedicated to a cause, activity, etc.; or an engagement or obligation that restricts freedom of action.” So with that, what are some commitments we get involved in? There’s romantic commitment, attachment commitment, relationship commitment, professional commitment, monetary commitments…
Commitment means different things to different people–but the motive behind it remains universal. Loyalty, protection, security that’s found in someone who continues to choose you over other alternatives…like in marriage. How does commitment show up marriage, in relationships? What does commitment turn out to be in the long run? Is your commitment enough to keep you together?
Episode 31: Commitment (Part 1)
Join us next week for part 2, but for now, in the comments below, what commitments do you find yourself in–in career, romance, relationships? What is the best part about those commitments?