Very few people grow up unscathed from the experience of growing up. Many people — if not most — go through deeply traumatic experiences. Very few people do the deep work of solving those internal “thorns,” but instead build their life around them in the form of reasons.
One of the reasons children are more comfortable with uncertainty is because they have less of a past to cling onto. Dan Sullivan has explained that the reason 5 year old children seem to have boundless energy is because for them, it’s ALL FUTURE.