The Funnel or the Tree
I recently read an article in the April Redbook about Ashley Madison, the dating site for cheaters. I read it when the magazine first arrived in March, and since then I’ve been hearing about the site all over the mainstream media. Little “did you knows” on HLN, attacks from conservative groups trying to shut it down, outrage from the religious community. I find the entire thing absolutely fascinating, so today I pulled out the article and took another look. I was struck by this quote:
“Have you heard the analogy that life is like a funnel? That you start off with such a wide range of possibilities, and as you tie yourself to things through the years (spouse, bills, house, kids, career), the range narrows until one day you’re pretty much completely restricted at the tip of the funnel?”
When I read that quote I sighed and thought for a moment – just one moment – this is SO TRUE. And then I stopped and realized that the opposite is in fact true. Life isn’t a funnel…it’s a tree.
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