“A sad soul can be just as lethal as a germ.” – John Steinbeck
“We must understand that sadness is an ocean, and sometimes we drown, while other days we are forced to swim.” – R.M. Drake
“You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.” – Jonathan Safran Foer
We tend to feel terrible when those we care about are sad. We want to comfort and soothe them, yet simultaneously fix their problems and take away their pain.
We seem to be rather uncomfortable with sadness, whether it is our own personal suffering or the suffering of others. Continue reading “Hello sadness, my dear friend.”