I’ve read countless articles and blogs that explain what love is and from where happiness comes. After years of suffering due to the daily mental acrobatics I’ve employed to convince myself that I am exactly where I belong, I’ve come to the conclusion that if I really knew what love is and where happiness can be found, I wouldn’t suffer. But I am no wiser than I was when I set out on this mission.
How do you take the love you have and give it to yourself, unconditionally?
What is this “love and happiness come from within” shtick? Am I to believe there are no external sources for the two? Is that really how this works?
How do you know it’s time to let go of relationships if love and happiness come from within?
How do you let go of the fear that keeps you confined to the suffering?
When will the mind ever quiet and accept what is?
Is it selfish to pursue love and happiness over family and stability?
There’s always something that needs done first.