An alarming but illuminating video essay from
The School Of Life. To wit:
Some of the reason why we choose such unsuitable partners in love is that we aren’t trying to find someone who ideally suits us, we’re looking out for someone who feels familiar. We recreate in adulthood patterns of attachment that we know from childhood – and thereby often perpetuate cycles of suffering and dissatisfaction.
Previously: When To Lose It (And When Not To)
A boy. A girl. A big jar of ogórki kiszone.
A tale as old as time by Yael Reisfeld.
A 2016 short by Student Academy Award-winning animator Alicja Jasina in which a man’s life is thrust from monotony into chaos when he meets the woman of his dreams.
A love story told in reverse in a visually stunning GGI short shot entirely in a small green screen studio by commercial directors and brothers, Andrew and Remy Neymarc.
In this BAFTA winning short written by Sarah Woolner and directed by Yousif Al-Khalifa, lonely fishmonger Sonia’s life is changed the day a real catch of a delivery man walks into her shop.
‘An ode to a lost age of Internet love’ by Sean Buckalew.
A decidedly NSFW post-apocalyptic short by UK animator Sam Southward featuring the last man on Earth, sensitive poet René Fustercluck and his coming to terms with the fact that he is not alone.
Enter Gordon the vulgarian, his sex doll, Dolly and a handful of magic mushrooms.
Tonsil hockey. It’s a dangerous game.
A short by Alexandros Apostolakis