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the reality is that not everyone has the high level of emotional resilience needed to strive and persevere when life's challenges come their way.
Before now...I never realized that a majority would choose suffering...
I now believe it's because a majority would have it so...perhaps they gain some satisfaction from negativity...perhaps they thrive on calamity...perhaps they nourish themselves on the misfortune of self and others...
Clearly this is all due to choice...the majority have chosen to have the world as it is...and are comfortable that it remain so...
All the various 'self-' isms cause suffering. Selfishness, Self-obsession, Self-Centered, Self-consciousness, self-aggrandizement, you get the picture.
originally posted by: calstorm
a reply to: thepixelpusher
Honestly, for at least the first 6 months, posts like the OP increased my level of grief and suicidal feelings because they made me feel like i wasn't supposed to be having such a hard time even though my babies were gone.
originally posted by: Iamschist
I read so many threads of unhappy people here. Lots of could have been, I hate my life, she is my problem, he is my problem, I am my own problem, etc.
It's not easy to just decide you're going to be happy.
The funny thing is, people you consider "family" will drop you like a hot potato when tragedy strikes.