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check out this doctor on relationship handling, your answer is there as i watched before. Check out few of his videos. His hand has a Buddha tattoo so very obvious is a Buddhist. His face looks a bit scary with body tattoo due to his career as this folk handling those psychopathic patient in jail. It's not an easy job and kudoo to him. https://www.youtube....


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The suttas appear to teach relationships based on right moral view are permanent: ....young householder, should a wife as the West be ministered to by a husband: (iii) by being faithful to her. The wife thus ministered to as the West by her husband shows her compassion to her husband...: (iii) she is faithful... DN 31 If both husband & wife want to see ...


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Conventionally, relationships are clinging aggregates that bring delight and suffering. One chases beauty and finds skeletons after a time. Setting aside the clinging, relationships are just aggregates. They are named forms. For example, "father and mother" are relationships, named aggregates, for all posting here. For those who go forth, the ...


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Personal ("sexual") relationship is a fiction, a hallucination. To paraphrase my Zen master, what worldly people call "love" is an obsession, a disease of the mind. Ownership of people is slavery and so is the owning relationships between people. As said in the prophecy of Maitreya in the Maitreyavyākaraṇa: [Gods, people, and other ...


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Upasaka Karl mentioned in an answer: Relationships have a beginning. And because they have a beginning, they also have an end. Thoughtless endings, ghosting and worse, hurt both parties. It is sad to treat each other like an Amazon shopping experience. We become each other's dismissable clickbait. Yet perhaps a thoughtless ending was matched by a ...


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if someone would have the skills and goodness Liberation comes from abandoning self-identity view & its underlying attachment (upadana). When a stream-enterer breaks through to this realisation, there is also the realisation foolish attachment to sīlabbata does not bring liberation. Knowing and seeing in this way, would you believe that the observances ...


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From AN 3.78: “Take the case of someone who cultivates precepts and observances, a lifestyle, and a spiritual path, taking this as the essence. If unskillful qualities grow while skillful qualities decline, that’s not fruitful. However, if unskillful qualities decline while skillful qualities grow, that is fruitful.” From MN 24: “Is the spiritual life ...


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I guess it sounds to me like it might be "political" speech -- for example: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. ... also ... You're either with us, or against us As you ...


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In MN8, the word "we" is used extensively to cover forty-four ethical considerations. Here is one such: MN8:12.2: ‘Others will be cruel, but here we will not be cruel.’ Such ethical considerations would apply to all on the Noble Eightfold Path. Others will ignore them. We will study them.


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