Originally Posted by OEN34
IMO it's the relationship to the desire that causes suffering.
I once forced myself to not desire or want certain things, but since progressing on my journey I realised that it is perfectly fine to want or desire things, as long as I remain detached from them, not clinging to them and having an expectation as this is what caused suffering for me.
Remaining healthy with your wants, but have acceptance and detachment in all things allowing life to be as it is, not as I expect.
Yes that's how I feel, attachments, cravings are the problem, not the desires.