Another area of doubt is very important self-doubt, and
doubt of life itself.
Since your first day you have turned to others and to the world in
general in the confidence they will provide what you want. Your needs were first met by
your parents; and as you grew your needs were met by friends, teachers, employers, and, in
time, perhaps a marriage partner.
Somehow your situation changed
from being quite a dependent, "taking" little creature into one who learned,
from example, to become a progressively more giving person. Perhaps you are now grown and
have little children depending on you; the whole process has started again.
Whatever our age, we tend to count on the world to provide our
needs and satisfy us. Not only must it feed us, but it should entertain us as well.
But! perhaps the...