a species of intelligent grief

Melancholy isn’t always a disorder that needs to be cured.  It can be a species of intelligent grief which arises when we come face-to-face with the certainty that disappointment is written into the script from the start.

– Alain de Botton, The Course of Love

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  1. Posted July 29, 2016 at 5:12 am | Permalink

    oh, my yes.

  2. Stephanie
    Posted July 30, 2016 at 9:51 am | Permalink

    It’s as if Alain de Botton wrote a 2-sentence summary of your blog:) I love these words and the way both he and you beautifully articulate complex human emotions and experiences. Thank you for sharing.

    admin Reply:

    I know! Wasn’t that nice of him? 🙂
    Thank you. xox