“Best of all an honest understanding of what is within our control provides real clarity about the world: all we have is our own minda. Remember that today when you try to extend your reach outward – that it’s much better and more appropriately directed inward.” The Daily Stoic
“As in childhood, they become fixated on one person, whom they see as their sole source of well-being. They transfer this desperate attitude to their relationships, believing all of their nourishment can be provided by one person only: their particular mate” – Zen and the Art of Falling in Love.
“Many of us refuse to see the person standing before us (including ourselves) for who they really are. Instead, we seek the thrill, glamour, and false comfort produced by fantasies, hoping that this new person will be the one we have been searching for.” Zen and the Art of Falling in Love