This is absolute truth but does not sit well with those who think they love but truly they just wish to get what they want....which is to defeat their perceived competition and "win" the "prize". Anyone with the attitude of "If I can't have you, no one can." is confusing love with possession.
If you love a flower dont pick it up. Because if you pick it up it dies and it ceases to be what you love. So if you love a flower let it be. Love is not about possession. Love is about appreciation. Pen Quote
“If you love a flower, don’t pick it up. Because if you pick it up it dies and it ceases to be what you love. So if you love a flower, let it be. Love is not about possession. Love is about appreciation.” ~#Osho #holisticheights #healthyisalifestyle www.holisticheights.com
The capacity to be alone is the capacity to love. It may look paradoxical to you, but it's not. It is an existential truth: only those people who are capable of being alone are capable of love, of sharing, of going into the deepest core of another person--without possessing the other, without becoming dependent on the other, without reducing the other to a thing, and without becoming addicted to the other. They allow the other absolute freedom, because they know that if the other leaves…