The Yearn for Unconditional Love

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…

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