"Do you love yourself?"
If your answer involved a forceful response where you octave was higher than your natural tone, we should talk.
If your answer seemed forced as if there were a point to be proven, we should talk.
If your answer continued with explanations that involved your character, traits, or reasons that you wanted to give to why you love yourself, then we should chat.
If your answer were fickle (a yes, but shaky, a maybe, a sort of, or a no), we should talk.
What fascinates me is the difficulty this simple question presents. (Now, knowing me, be mindful that I have yet to have mastered this question or the depth to which the reasons that were given to me have. But I'm learning and growing daily.) How is it possible that a straightforward question such as "do you love yourself," can be complicated? I thought of two reasons why we overcomplicate this question…Read More