There’s no magic, no rescue, no endless, chargy bliss. There are moments of all of it, but the hard truth is that there is nothing easy about life. Life, in the form of reality, happens to all of us. The curriculum of life has as it’s graduation ceremony the death of each of us. This is either scary, or empowering.
Nietzsche was making a seminal point — the danger of “soul work” — of looking deeply into the void, is that you are painted with the colours that you see. If you peer into evil, you have a greater chance to become evil. The only thing that holds you back from this plunge into the depths is the strength of your will.
The Angst — the essential disappointment, comes from the pain of realizing that it is impossible have the same perspective as another. You really, really have to get this one. It’s not that you haven’t found, or are not in relationship with, the right person. It’s that we, by definition see everything differently.