I have an answer
It’s taken humankind thousands of years, but I think I finally have the answer. I know the meaning of life.
For many people, questions about the meaning of life get set aside; but, for us therapists, we encounter them every day. Questioning the meaning of life is part of the human condition, as ubiquitous and basic as walking upright and having opposable thumbs. It preoccupies many of us some of the time but is generally dismissed as an enigmatic and fruitless endeavor. It’s hard to talk about it and even harder to find someone to talk about it with, which is why people talk about it with their shrinks.
Having had so many of these conversations, I’ve stuck with it longer than most. I’m ready to tell you what it is.
The meaning of life is like this: Continue reading →