You might have more of a fight going on inside than you think, particularly if you’re set on never feeling certain kinds of feelings. Check it out – are you knotted up inside, like a clenched fist, determined to not let anything get to you?
If you’re always pushing away, how present to your life can you really be?
No, you didn’t choose the experience you’re having, and perhaps you’d prefer something different. But when you allow yourself to feel what’s actually happening in this moment you’ll bring yourself bracingly back in touch with your own life and with that of those around you. And in the end, that’s all that any of us ever really have.