If you are enjoying a stable life for even a few moments each day,
do not fall in love.
If you have no attachments, protect this peace of mind.
Do not fall in love.
Falling in love is a drug with strange side effects.
The more you need him, the less he will want you.
So never need him.
The more you give, the more he will crave —
and at the same time — become barren of ideas of how to include you in his life.
The more time you spend obsessing about him, the less time he will have for you.
It defies explanation — the effects of this addiction to diminishing dreams and
If I have reached you when it is already too late (ah, poor woman, you succumbed to the fantasy of love again), I have recommendation.
Forget any expectations you have of him.
Surrender to his fading interest.
Surrender to his undying attention to the demands of all others in his life.
Surrender to reality.
Surrender to seeing him everywhere you look —
every moment, every day with nothing to compare.
Surrender to your paradise lost — having never really been gained.
To reiterate it simply,
do everything in your power to never fall in love.
Surrender to daily life,
but do not fall in love.
But you will fall in love.
And so will I.