Why do we always want what we can’t have?

Is it human tendency or human weakness? Are there things that are so precious to us that we prefer to long for them instead of just letting go? It sounds quite silly to pine over someone or something that is unattainable. Maybe human nature dictates what we are meant to have, or not, or maybe its destiny.

Sometimes the person we most want is just beyond our grasp, could it be that we only want them because we know they are out of our reach? And when they do come to us, we have moved on, and then its their turn to want what they could have had.

Maybe we cant always have the one we want, but, we can all want to have.

Wanting and pining sometimes bring us some kind of perverse pleasure. Why can’t we just use that passion to seek not for what we can’t have but to find the one that is waiting for us? Love always has a way of striking us blind, you’d think we’d learn but we fall for it every time.

I read the other day that true loves have roots that grow towards each other from underground, and when all the pretty blossoms have fallen from their branches, they find that they are one tree and not two. Love comes around very few times in a lifetime, if any at all, why do we always choose to wait for what we can’t have instead of moving on to find the next tree?

 

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