The truth feels like the biggest sucker-punch of them all: It’s not a spouse or land or a job or money that brings us happiness. Those achievements, those relationships, can enhance our happiness, yes, but happiness has to start from within. Relying on any other equation can be lethal.

Laura Munson, ”Those Aren’t Fighting Words, Dear” July 31, 2009

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