I am not the only one who left a loved one behind, not being there when they needed us, or betrayed/disappointed them over own wellness, convenience, or happiness.
What does it mean to prioritize our best interests over others’?
Does that mean we are selfish? Loving ourselves more than others? Is it a survival instinct? Knowing what we are capable of and what not? Not caring much? Not loving others enough? What is it really?
I do not know.
There is a cost of loving others; whether they are people or animals. When they are sick, sad, down, or death, it breaks us…..
Does that mean we should not love?
Is there a cost to others if we prioritize ourselves over them? Certainly.
Should that mean we should not love ourselves?
Life is very strange.