I don’t know about you, but I love strength.
I love strong men, I love cars that go fast from the strength of their engine and I love when my hair is strong.. I know it’s a girl thing and perhaps you’re most confused by that.
Point is strength is admirable.
But can we get to a point where we’re too strong?
Too strong for love?
Let me get a little more clear on where I’m going with this.
We pride ourselves on being self-reliant. Independent.
If we get lost, we have maps on our phone, so no more needing to depend on strangers for directions.
Need to feel good about ourselves? Well there’s no need in reaching out to a friend, because now with a simple share to social media, Facebook, etc., we can get instant gratification to give us that pick-me-up.
What about education… but learning in the far more interesting ways, by listening to other people’s stories. Growing from their experiences?
Nah, we don’t need that either, we can pick up our phones and Google whatever it is we need to know.
Point is, we rely on ourselves and become less in need of human interaction.
Now this may all sound like simple things that have nothing to do with love and finding love.
Stay with me, because I’m taking you down a swerved path.
Something very subtle takes place, let’s call it a “white lie” for the sake of giving it a name.
We slowly creep into becoming our own little islands.
The art of real communication and connection gets lost from our grip.
Mundaneness starts becoming our closest companion. The need for adventure grows dull upon our hearts.
Because we have everything we need.
All we need is ourselves. And tools, we need our tools.
Complete horseshit. Bullocks if you ask me.
Oh you didn’t ask me? Okay well I’m telling you.
In our self-reliance age, we’ve lost the simplest of things.
Community, connection and realness.
Mediocrity is a seductive bi*ch.
She’ll tell you to lie with her and she’ll bring you the comfort you need.
Unbeknownst to you, she’s slips a quiet poison into your heart that begins your slow death into the abyss.
Where does mediocrity come into this? Media, marketing, magazines, commercials, billboards.
Selling you things you think you need to make you happy. How do you get these wonderful things?
Become more self-reliant.
Make less time for people and connection.
Love? Ha! That’s a poor mans game, you need things!!!
It’s takes a person with balls and a sh*tload of heart to look mediocrity in the eyes and tell it to stop and suck a big sweaty one. And choke like hell while it’s at it.
Self-reliance and the subtle isolation as its accomplice, while convincing you you’re strong, is keeping you away from what you crave the most.
Companionship. Connection. Love.
Don’t be the next victim to be sniffed out in the night.