Sunk Cost

We humans are awful at probability. We’re even worse at logical decision-making for our own benefit.
An example is the power of a sunk cost. A person, A, dates person B for two years and finally figures that the current nature of, and likely future path of, their relationship is unsatisfactory. Person A is much more likely to reason that it’s worth staying together because of the time spent together. This is simply the way we work. That two years is the sunk cost, meaning the investment of time and energy and emotion.
A logical person would say: It matters not a

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Momentum

Nobody tells the juvenile male how much their life will revolve around women. We all expect the post-pubescent bloke to focus much of his energy on pursuit of the mystery that is female, but even decades later only the intensity changes, and not by that much.
Friends of mine who work with men in their 90s tell me this doesn’t change many decades later.
Let’s be clear: marriage, commitment and children change the patterns of behaviour, but not the overall thinking process. And if they don’t, we’re all in trouble. We notice and speculate about women in the same way that cats

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Love At First Taste

Wine is fun because every wine is the same, and yet every wine is different. Does that remind you of a bipedal mammal with whom we’re all familiar?
Blind wine tasting ups the fun factor because it hobbles much of the circuitry we normally use to decide whether we like or dislike a specific bottle.
Remove the label, the price and everything else and we have to judge based on the only criteria that matters: smell & taste. Is the fragrance appealing? Do I like the way this mouthful tastes or not?
Easy.
Wine is one thing, because we only commit until the bottle

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The Most Popular Dating Site Zoosk Review

Zoosk was developed as a Facebook application in year 2007 but today this platform is serving as biggest dating platform. Today it is competing with all popular social media sites that work on mobile and desktop systems. Singles from different corners of world are connecting seamlessly over this network in search of their dream date partner. Currently more than 50 million people are connected as active Zoosk members from 70 different countries.

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Sticking With It

The idea of it is daunting.
Imagine choosing one person in your twenties or thirties, getting to know them for eighteen months or two years and then committing to share your lives together forever. Through good times and bad, failure and success, happiness and sadness, the plan is to stick together.
Absurd as this concept is to the clear-eyed, it works. People make this institution a success and go on to have children who make it a success; that, BTW, adds an additional layer of stress and complexity unimagined at the start.
What’s the secret? Why do we long to make this happen,

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Moonshot

Sorting through old family photos and launching them into the cloud awakens long-dormant memories and emotions. Connecting the dots of our lives isn’t a daily priority, but when 100 years of evidence flashes across the screen, resisting is futile.
From this distance, it’s cleat that life is a series of phases. We could extrapolate that to something bigger, that everything is a kind of perpetual moving into, within and beyond a phase. The connective tissue between phases in all of our lives is the people, some of whom overlap, some of whom do not.
Change is inevitable. I wonder if coupling with

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