It’s difficult to manage our tango experience when we know it’s a cycle between pleasure and pain.
However bad things get, we go back for the good stuff…
This cycle prevents us from ever reckoning with the costs of either. We can’t seem to finalize a cost-benefit analysis. The phone beeps, we are packing our shoes.
To break the cycle, I have an idea.
Instead of trying to balance or adjudicate, let’s just deal with them separately. And let’s have a plan ready for when tango starts again, so we know what to do and not do.
What can I do to reduce the frequency and intensity of pain in my tango life?
What can I do to increase the frequency and quality of pleasure in my tango life?