Relationships are fuel for human interaction. ‘We need each other’ – as a friend of mine of blessed memory aptly put it. Is there more to the human condition than this?
The first time I experienced a loss of someone close, it took several years to process the enormity of the situation. It is possible that I was functioning on autopilot. Either that, or conscious urges were pushing me in a particular direction.
At the heart of it was a search for a reason for being.
Expectations of others lead us away from our true selves. Sometimes, it makes sense to ignore conventions, to make things up as we go along.
Moments pass and they’re gone forever. Consciousness remains with us.