We are naturally looking for love. Not just any kind of love, but the unconditional kind. And, we do not realise with whom or with what are we yearning for – this unconditional love.
To substitute it, we look for it in our parents, in which we later realise we did not receive, though expected it;
Then we look for it in our partners, who reflect our emptiness and unworthiness more times than not;
We extend the search in our children yet to find its validity seem only to last a certain period.
For some, if all else fails, it’d be safe to get a dog.
Yet, if we were to be really honest with ourselves, nothing can quite satisfy the yearning.
All we do is compromise, and we get really good at it too – compromising to be within the borderline of not suffering too much and not entirely ecstatic either.
If only we knew what this yearning is all about…