I think most human frustrations come from comparing ourselves to others and, in doing so, assume that the odds are stacked against us while whatever our object of comparison does well, they do well out of nature. Inspiration never comes; the bills instead always do. Sometimes family happens, and there are other people’s expectations to consider. It’s because of your upbringing or a question of integrity. It’s that humiliating experience you never want to live again. And what if you fail? What if you don’t know the answer? What will they think of you?
Very true. This spoke to me. I really love the way you put it... "A sweet delusion offering a fleeting sense of freedom from responsibility but denying freedom itself."