The Hedgehog Dilemma Describes The Challenges Of Human Intimacy | @curiositydotcom
Although we need human intimacy, such relationships are accompanied by mutual pain. Though the hedgehogs (or people, whichever) all have a mutual desire to have a close and reciprocal relationship, the pain of those relationships is inevitable. So what’s the solution? Is there one? Or will you always hurt the ones you’re closest to? The best bet, according to psychologists, is to keep a little distance in relationships. But finding that sweet spot can be the hardest part.