Was I also like that as a 20-something? Did I really believe delayed gratification is a defect; that occasionally sacrificing (the present pursuit of fun and ‘high’ experiences for a near-future payoff of being smart and rich) was a shitty proposition?
That if I could just muster-up enough love in my heart, and enough positive thoughts in my head, all would magically take care of itself?
That the rest—such as the distasteful hard work to earn money or the personal development skills to keep my girlfriend — wouldn’t be a trade off?
+ That is the introspective thought I unwittingly found myself in at the wee hours of one Saturday morning. The story starts here…
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