The Pain We Create For Ourselves
What are the pains that drive our addictions, insecurities and low self-worth? Perhaps it’s the pain of not being good enough, maybe it’s something more, something existential.
The answer is ambiguous. We’ll probably never know.
We spend years in therapy, trying to come to terms with our childhoods and those demonic forces of abandonment and parental rage. Sometimes all we learn is how to quietly get on with things and accept the world as it is. Maybe therapy delays that realisation as much as it uncovers it.