Nothing in this world is stable. Your boss will fire you if you cant perform. Your friends may move away or change. Some will try to use you, but even the best ones will never care about you the way your partner will. Its an anchor in the storm of life.
There are probably many many authors who can wax poetic about this stuff better than me though, so I'll stop now.
> There are probably many many authors who can wax poetic about this stuff better than me though, so I'll stop now.
Yes ... all those sad love songs come to my mind. Why do we cling to sadness instead of simply enjoying life?
I guess it ultimately comes down to a persons belief systems and emotions at that point, far beyond the reach of mere logical arguments. We are animals first, thinking human beings second (this is the topic of one my favorite songs, Apeman- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRHqs8SffDo)