Posted by: Upāsaka | 06/21/2019

Advice for a Friend

“Remember that the door is open. Don’t be more cowardly than children, but just as they say, when the game is no longer fun for them, ‘I won’t play any more,’ you too, when things seem that way to you, say, ‘I won’t play any more,’ and leave, but if you remain, don’t complain.” (Epictetus Discourses I.24.20)

For the millionth time my wife brought up the fact that we should divorce. I sent her this quote this morning after reminding her that no one is forcing her to remain.


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