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I am not prepared to let go the wanting, i like to want, i like to have goals, i like to conquer but i am ok with what happens, no problem. You said that when people don't get what they want they are disappointed. But it doesn't have to be that way.
The cure is not in eliminating wanting, the cure is in having fun and enjoying life whatever happens, its all good.
i want to live it all and i am not afraid because i love life as it is in every moment even when i am suffering or in pain, because that is part of life too.
but i see so many good things in the buddhist teachings.
A woman is giving birth, she is in pain, but she is not suffering because she is having a baby, the pain is for a good cause.
And another thing, pain is always temporary, there is no such thing as eternal pain
And another thing, i don't believe pain is useless, there is something pain wants to teach, so if you can see the value of it, you wont suffer.
But, again, i really believe and i know that physical pain may be imposed, but suffering is an option.