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

3 thoughts on “a species of intelligent grief”

  1. 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.

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