“Why take the cow when you can get the milk for free?” Dr. Kweethai Neill makes light of living together versus marriage. But her message is serious, “Too many people believe love does not last, but that is only because they do not understand what true love is.” That is the basis of Lessons in Love by Dr. Kweethai.
Negativity is a self-fulfilling prophecy. You don't even have to see the cup to assume it is half empty. A song lyric from the old comedy review, Hee Haw, expressed it as "If I had no bad luck I'd have no luck at all."