Want vs. Need

I want to be happy. I want to be successful - to have a career that makes a difference. I want to live comfortably. I want a partner who gets me. I want cute clothes and cute shoes. I want to travel. I want a cute dog.

You are probably thinking “My my, Diem, you are greedy.”

I agree. Technically, I do not need anything except for the basic needs essential for life.

I choose to want things in life instead of needing them, because “need” sounds like a necessity. To need something, I am dependent on that idea or object - and without it, I cannot live.

I need to be happy. I need to be successful. I need to live comfortably. I need a partner. I need clothes and shoes. I need a dog.

None of those statements above are true because I do not need any of those thing to live as they are not essential for life.

By: @diemberly

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