Monday, September 27, 2010

Jim Carrey and Jenny McCarthy

Are relationships supposed to be fun?

I asked that question after reading Jenny McCarthy's explanation of her split with Jim Carrey. Here's what she said:

The first thing is, when it's not fun anymore, you need to start investigating and do an inquiry into the relationship.

The comment rubbed me the wrong way.

I think in both our personal lives and our professional lives, we place too much of an emphasis on things always being "fun." Or "happy."

When we hit a moment of unhappiness, we immediately think something's wrong. And at times, something is wrong. Both other times, it's just life.

Then again, so many aspects of our daily existence already exude a sense of dread.

Maybe it's only fair to make your relationship the one place where fun is a priority.