Valerio Albisetti - Il viaggio della Vita

MY LOVE IS RISK

My love is risk. As I said in my book LOVE (AMORE, published by the Paulines in Italy), it’s a risk of losing oneself in another without getting out, but it’s also the possibility of going beyond oneself in the other and knowing how to get out, together, more vital.

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YOU DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE

On the one hand, people today confuse love with possession, on the other hand they confuse it with the sentimental illusion of perfection and omnipotence, so much as to render love a happy myth: and they live happily ever after. Instead all of this ends up killing love, so much as to make a person say to the other: you don’t know how to love.

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TRUTH IN LOVE

Why do people from everywhere tell me that to make a couple work you need to lie and compromise? Why do people affirm that love is like a competition, more like hate than friendship, more like complicity? On the other hand, daily life often demonstrates that the highest level of neuroses resides in the familial nucleus. And yet I continue to believe that love has to do with the soul, but above all it is part of the journey. It is essentially based on truth. It is a skill...

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NOT WANTING TO KNOW YOU HAVE TO DIE

Not wanting to know you have to die is much more widespread than you would think and it moves almost all of the behavior of those who live in this society. Naturally, I am not giving moral, moralistic or value judgments but as someone who is aware of this, I take note of what I see and feel. I have the evidence before me. I also have to say that this way of living, of not wanting to know you will die, is so widely accepted, widespread and shared, that it is considered the...

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