Do You Suffer From ‘Preparing to Live Syndrome’?


lawjobs.com Career Center – Do You Suffer From ‘Preparing to Live Syndrome’?

James Dolan has written a short, thoughtful piece in the Texas Lawyer:

…”I am sure the reader knows individuals who are caught in this bind, or perhaps the reader knows she is in this bind. It is a common condition, causing great amounts of suffering, depression, anxiety and medication. I call it Preparing to Live Syndrome (PtLS)…The sufferer sees life as an endless chain of meaningless, two-dimensional experiences that lack passion, value or meaning but that he must tolerate, because those experiences lead to some future point when all will come together, and life will again take on sparkle and value. In the meantime, there is nothing the sufferer can do, and the solution always lies out of reach, in the future.”

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