Ask yourself instead: "Do I want to be happy?" "Do I know the difference between wants and needs?" "How badly do I want or need happiness?" "Have I done anything to deserve it?" "Have I done anything to deserve not having it?"

Then sit down and read some Camus.

When desires go unfulfilled, man suffers through his time like Tantalus. Wanting is a product of the will. If the consciousness is ruled by the will, and the desires of the will, there can be no true peace.

After failure in every quarter of the domain of life and action, it is a final incapacity, the mental incapacity for happiness, that nature creates in us. - Proust

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