In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “With or Without You.”
Stockholm syndrome, or capture-bonding, is a psychological phenomenon in which hostages express empathy and sympathy and have positive feelings toward their captors, sometimes to the point of defending and identifying with the captors.
We desire things that are bad for us.
That is how human nature is.
‘It’s not good for you.’
I know. I’m not blind.
I just decided to close an eye.
There is never an explanation on how it works.
You don’t really know the exact reason.
You don’t really know the exact moment.
You just know how screwed you are
for craving something
ruining your life.
For some, it’s smoking.
For some, it’s drinking.
For some, it’s drug.
For some, it’s work.
For me, it’s you.