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The search for a soul mate is a path to loneliness

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Ah, true love. It’s a romantic thought, though buying into it can be hard on the relationship you’re in. Arthur C. Brooks is William Henry Bloomberg Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School and professor of management practice at Harvard Business School. And he’s host of The Atlantic podcast “How to Build a Happy Life.” He joins host Krys Boyd to discuss the realities of love at first sight, why that can be a recipe for unhappiness, and what to look for instead. His recent Atlantic essay on the topic is “Stop Waiting for Your Soul Mate.”