December 25, 2000

Dec 25

“Care for the self is one thing, the obsessive distancing of those who are closest to you is another. The latter betrays a lack of any stable, strong sense of self (strength of character can almost be measured by how many individuals you let into your life; if one is constantly trying to push all individuals away, then one is likely to be afraid that one is not oneself strong enough to endure their presence)….”