I guess I don’t have much to add to the discussion that hasn’t already been said, but can we please just stop teaching our boys that the only option is to consistently be on the hunt? Like, with a little softness, the gazelle will come to you very willingly, the kink can come later.
We are programmed to crave chaos, pain, intensity. Many of us struggle with getting to the point of attracting love or really wanting it, because the other stuff is so damn addicting. We can blame the past. Stuff like sexual abuse, divorce, and a range of other losses we experience as kids, ...
Your choices -- down to what you eat in the morning, to how you honor your body, to the sex you don’t have, to the run you choose to take, to the money you make and the money you don’t make, to the zone of comfort you choose to step out of -- those choices are your lifeline to change.
When you start living life in a more awake or enlightened state, things change. You eat differently, your space becomes more important to you, your spiritual practices become the backbone of your existence, and above all, what’s true for you becomes your Bible.
Life is a crazy, unscrupulous path. Often times it is void of color, lacking magic and riddled with loneliness (despite the people who surround you). It is my belief that life is always pushing us to make something of ourselves. Not in the sense of: What will I be when I grow up? Which I’m sure ...