…, yet we can never escape ourselves. We drug ourselves with Vicodin to soothe our existential ache. We soak ourselves in bourbon to make ourselves more interesting. This is ego. This is how we surf. Yet this is not who we really are.
It is not your partner’s job to make you happy. It is your job to make you happy. It is your partner’s job to make themselves happy.
Not knowing how your loved ones want to be loved is extremely dangerous. This is where the deepest, most profound disconnects can happen, things like: