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I know it doesn’t seem like this Robin Williams quote should spark a caption about temptation, but I’m going to take it there.
Being unhappy or without peace whether it’s with yourself or with your partner can be a catalyst to act on temptation.
Two main contributors are when we look to fill the voids in our relationships or when we don’t feel deserving or worthy of the relationship we have. Both are quite lonely, and they often take us further away from ourselves and the ones we love.
Temptation is tough. It’s all around us; it lurks in the corner and waits for an opportunity to pounce. We are more susceptible to temptation when we are at odds with ourselves and at odds with others. Sometimes both...sometimes just one. Sometimes we can be at peace in our relationship with others but at war with ourselves and still act on temptation. Sometimes our shadow part comes forward to confirm the story that we are not worthy and deserving of the great love we have in front of us.
Temptation takes us far away. And it’s lonely as hell. The worst thing in the world is not just being alone or feeling alone when you’re in the presence of others; the worst thing in the world may just be being connected to others and still not feeling worthy and deserving of love that your behavior sabotages you and the relationships around you. #mindfulmft ... #relationshipgoals #relationshipquotes #wisdom #truth #love #life #real #qotd #quotes #inspiration #advice #sage #therapy #motivation #selfcare #selflove