In other words it keeps us from fully feeling our emotions of loneliness and emptiness.
Maybe that's why some people stay so busy and never take a minute to slow down, because if they did it would mean getting honest about what's missing in their life and that would be too painful, so it's off to another busy activity to avoid getting real.
Why aren’t they willing to stick around and make the effort to create something beautiful and lasting?
What happened to “real” love and “real” commitment?
Yet many people think they can just fast forward the process like some steamy scene in a romance movie and begin a real relationship with sex instead of communication.
It is doomed to fail because microwave love misses out on real intimacy.
Could it be that we hurry through love, rush relationships, speed up sex, and race through life in general because we are all too wounded to be willing to take the risk of loving someone deeply?
I’d say I was into them and I was pretty convincing, but a day later, I’d be annoyed and irritable and just want to be alone or with guy friends because I thought they were “easier.” Deep down, men like this are very ambivalent about being close with a woman for a long period of time.
The older a man gets, the more he hates this about himself, and he often stays stuck by staying in the relationship, but giving very little.
And to those who have been seriously hurt, is it possible to be so damaged emotionally that you actually can't love again?
At the very core of connection is ones ability to empathize.