Another of our continuing responses to the NYT's "Modern Love" column.
This week, Kevin Cahillane, discusses his alcoholism and wonders whether, without it, he would ever have forged a relationship with the woman who became his wife. In the very last line, he poses an intriguing idea :
Sometimes I can't help but wonder if the burdens we carry don't end up carrying us.
Addiction and irony: two things that Chuang Tzu knows well: