Originally posted on corecrafted:
Boredom in the company of other people is common and we often consider it an inevitable part of relationships. We even believe that it means there is something wrong with us, something we need to change and do differently and “try harder” to make the relationship more exciting.
I believe it doesn’t have to be this way. In fact, I think that boredom is a feeling that tells us something very important about the relationships we have, and what we are missing in them.
Boredom is a sensation that we experience when we are not captivated and excited by what we are doing. We say we are reading a boring book when we can’t understand, connect with and be interested in what the writer is trying to say. We experience boredom at work when it’s something we “have” to do for money, when we are not challenged or appreciated. And…
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