Like a plant needs water
Yes! I'm also reminded of a Nietzsche quote that feels thematically similar: "Your bad love of yourselves makes solitude a prison to you."
It's actually true what you say about funny people/class clowns being insecure (I also know because I was one of them), often stemming from lovelessness.
This post resonates with me a lot! As someone who's constantly surrounded by people pleasers, taking time to learn about why they people please is incredibly helpful, especially when tackling complex personalities.
A Short, very readable, very interesting post that can be turned into a book...:) Meaning, a topic that resonates with many....