Unhappiness is a much maligned aspect of our lives. Instead of being regarded as the opposite of happiness, which is apathy, unhappiness serves a vital positive purpose. It is the starting point to our developing an awareness of what we need to change. Here are 10 reasons why unhappiness matters.
Harville Hendrix’s ‘Getting the love you want’ remains one of the most useful books for couples seeking to understand their relationship at a deeper level. Recently, on rereading the opening section ‘The Unconscious Marriage’, it pointed me towards a deeper truth about why we might choose partners who are challenging to us.