Suffering and memories

This quote may sound insensitive but, at a deeper level, hits the nail on the head on why we really struggle in life - not being responsible for how we respond to life events. Thought of sharing it since it refers to topics that are at the heart of PLRT sessions - what happened, what is the meaning we make out of what happened and, how we deal with what happened afterwards :slight_smile:

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No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories

~ Haruki Murakami

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Very valid Muralidhar, Murakami’s books all delve on the deeper senses rather than the literal . And this quote is right up our alley as to why some have those horrific memories and don’t want to let go of them . Clinging onto moments that have negative emotions/moments rather than the happier positive ones are a human thing, I feel. As they say being a good human is like being a goalkeeper, no matter how many goals are scored people will only remember the ones that were missed !!

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Could it be maybe “No matter how much suffering you went through, you didn’t know how to let go of the memories”.

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