Wanting What You Cannot Have is Self-Abuse

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Could you imagine a more exquisite type of torture? Can you think of a more pointless existence? Is there anything quite as asinine as wanting what you cannot have? Probably not, but I should probably explain what this phenomenon means.

Wanting what you cannot have is about being incompatible with a desire. It’s not a matter of working hard enough to get it. It’s not a deficiency in worth…