People think being alone is the scariest thing in the world. They’re wrong. Lying to yourself is far worse.
Planning’s a code for making people feel safe. It’s not certain. Nothing’s certain, except for whatever’s happening right here. In this moment.
I used to believe that people determine their own lives. We were in control, commanding our futures, choosing our spouses, picking professions, responsible for the decisions that shape the course of our lives. And yet, there is one force more powerful than free will. Our unconscious.
We fight so hard against our mothers because we’re really just in denial that we might actually become them.