I think the point is to not be so thirsty and do so much for a guy that doesn't show true interest in you. Like if you're the only one calling, texting, trying to put effort into seeing each other, and your effort is not being reciprocated then you're wasting your time.
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“The true practice of meditation is to sit as if you were drinking water when you are thirsty.” Inspiring meditation quotes by Shunryu Suzuki and other teachers here: https://bookretreats.com/blog/101-quotes-will-change-way-look-meditation
Joy is a choice and a fruit of the spirit; it can be present even when our world is crumbling. Happiness is an emotion, it's fleeting and not at all a permanent guarantee. But, joy, that's permanent, because it's rooted in Christ. Choose joy.