Your task is not to seek for love but merely to seek and find all of the barriers within yourself which you have built against it

Be not afraid to look upon the special hate relationship, for freedom lies in looking at it. It would be impossible not to know the meaning of love except for this. For the special love relationship, in which the meaning of love is lost, is undertaken solely to offset the hate but not to let […]

Imagined slights, remembered pain, past disappointments, perceived injustices, and deprivations all enter into the special relationship

It is impossible to let the past go without relinquishing the special relationship. For the special relationship is an attempt to reenact the past and change it. Imagined slights, remembered pain, past disappointments, perceived injustices, and deprivations all enter into the special relationship, which becomes a way in which you seek to restore your wounded […]