• Sarah Rossmiller LPC

On Falling in Love...

Irvin Yalom in The Gift of Therapy quotes Nietzsche on the state falling in and out of love (lust):

"One day a sparrow flew past me; and. . . I thought I'd seen an eagle. Now all the world is busy proving to me how wrong I am—and there's a proper European gossip about it. Well, who is better off? I, 'the deluded one,' as they say, who on account of this birdcall dwelt for a whole summer in a higher world of hope—or those, whom there is no deceiving?"

I think that's put quite well. Enjoy the deception while it lasts. It's a wonderful, blissful, and enchantingly wild ride. Don't let anyone shame you for your experience of being human!

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