Dysfunction comes in all forms. How do you know if you and your beau are in the same boat as your favorite kooky celebs?
Text: Karen Khng
It’s truly a mystery as to what brings two very different individuals together. If the tabloids are any indication, it’s that dysfunctional couples aren’t as sidelined as we make them out to be. In fact, crazy Hollywood couples will readily attest that their relationships are “normal,” in spite of passionate fights. Unions are often water tight and there’s usually complete inertia against breaking away. It’s the “can’t live with you, can’t live without you” feeling that some of us experience at least once in our life and it stupefies us like an unwelcome ton of bricks.
Social studies rarely cover the breadth of contentious issues that plague the millions of “normal” dysfunctional relationships out there. Couples in this sort of relationship often exhibit emotional, mental and physical scars that bear testament to their addiction as lovers and the lows that torment the union. You feel like you’ve known each other from a previous life but you’ve only just met. Couples who don’t have this “love you to death” feeling can never fully comprehend the intensity of emotions and the insanely crazy things it can drive you to do. Intense, irrational emotions like these prompt the feelings behind songs like Eminem’s “Love The Way You Lie."
Dysfunction comes in all forms. How do you know if you and your beau are in the same boat as your favorite kooky celebs? Read on to find out.