There are times when it does dawn on you..that life eventually is a solitary battle.. All relationships, all attachments are a source of exhilaration and joy and at the same time a source of deep sorrow. I yearn to gain that equilibrium and reach such a state of consciousness where my own emotional state is in my hands alone, where I get to decide whether I wish to be angry, happy or sad ..Why do we give people we love the license to hurt us ? I think it has to do with boundaries..each relationship however intimate or deep it is needs boundaries to keep it healthy and happy. And these boundaries must never be traversed..that perhaps is the only thing that maintains the sanctity of a relationship..My faith in the Bhagvad Gita’s philosophy is reinforced when I look at life and the entanglement of relationships from close quarters… Someday I hope to attain a state of autonomy, and evolved consciousness where I am the master of my own emotions. I know it will take me years of practices and ages to get there.