“Our boyfriends, our significant others, and our husbands are supposed to be No. 1. Our worlds are backward.”
This article about the role of close friendships in a society that privileges romantic relationships is worth a read. "When we channel all our intimate needs into one person, we actually stand to make the relationship more vulnerable."
Artist Ed Fairrburn draws portraits of people and objects on top of maps and, well, it is just my exact cup of tea. His newest stuff is available on Instagram. I’ve featured his work twice before and it won’t be the last.