Like the New Years, we tell ourselves we will be a certain weight by x amount of time or have saved a certain amount of money by x amount of time, and so on. We hype ourselves up over new possibilities to come. The research has been done, the steps to get there are laid out. But we are setting ourselves up for eventual failure. And then we start again, and again, and again.
There exists, in the human organism, a drive to evaluate his opinions and his abilities - Leon Festinger of "A Theory of Social Comparison Processes"
And soon I'll tell her how I feel.....but I won't.
When we hit our lowest point, we are open to the greatest change. So, where do I go from here then?
There's this thing of you can live in a city and be completely alone, not notice anything going on around you. - Simon Pegg