Everyday Friendships pp Cite as. This chapter discusses the symptoms and consequences of the normative assumptions I condensed in the love—friendship paradox Chapter 5 with specific reference to cross-sex friendship. While we might assume that today intimate relationships are free from social convention, that turns out to be true for cross-sex friendship only to a limited extent.
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My mind wandered, and so did I. A side door led to the cloister garden, a quiet tree-shaded enclosure graced with a Romanesque colonnade.
There, to my surprise, stood the tomb of Walther von der Vogelweide c. The Bob Dylan of his day, Walther wrote scathing political and religious lyrics in Middle High German, but is remembered now mostly for his love songs, full of nostalgia and heartbreak. He knew romantic love never visits without an entourage: loss, suffering, grief.
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The cross itself is simple. But what set this Jesus apart is that his arms are no longer fixed to the cross. They reach out, defining a space into which the viewer appears invited.
Therein lies the horror: the crude spikes meant to pin his hands to the crossbeam remain buried in his palms. Such is the paradox of love revealed at Holy Week, now underway in the Western churches and a week away for the Orthodox East.
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It will find you. Nothing reveals this gulf more clearly than the cross, defying all I know and everything I do. Old habits die hard if at all , and to this day, I misuse the cross, acting as if it gets me what I want, that I can work it into my agenda.