“[A woman in a romantic relationship] is possessed. She is driven. When she makes that contact with that kind of energy, no man can ever turn away.” Leonard Cohen 1966

Interviewer: “Don’t men choose women?”

Leonard Cohen: “Any man who feels he’s made a choice of women is gravely mistaken. The man has nothing to do with it whatsoever.”

Interviewer: “The woman makes the choice?”

Leonard Cohen: “No. She is possessed. She is driven. When she makes that contact with that kind of energy, no man can ever turn away.”

From Is the World (or Anybody) Ready for Leonard Cohen? by Jon Ruddy. Maclean’s: October 1, 1966. Originally posted July 19, 2014 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric

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