Admit it, you're looking for your right-fit someone, and it's taking forever. Ladies and gentlemen, don't judge us singles! The struggle is real.
“I thought that this was what love meant,
a struggle to possess when we only fully possess ourselves,
a need to have another person exactly how you want them,
an unwillingness to accept that everything is impermanent.”
I salivated over these lines because they hit the nail onto my skull:
The measure in which we can love another in a way that brings them life, is a reflection of our relationship with permanency and our understanding of impermanency.
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Happy New Year!
So, I write this article for one primary reason:
I am utterly and completely the emotional type, and I loathe it.
I'm often praised for my ability to inject energy and enthusiasm into a lifeless atmosphere.
Beautiful. That's great.
However, when I am experiencing inner turmoil, I wish I was more like my friend Matt, who can coast through life making steady, rational decisions with little affecting his cool, even in the face of aggravating personalities.
I'M NOT GOING TO ASK YOU HOW MANY TIMES YOU'VE TRIED AND FAILED.
Setting New Year's resolutions seems to be a much frequented activity in our culture. Fresh starts are lovely.
However, taking stock of our NY Resolution success/failure board, our emotions toward our resolutions often are associated with failure or the too-hard basket.
So what do we do?