They say that even though you may truly long for something, whether it be a genuine need or masochistic, selfish want, that the world will continue to spin as if it has not affected anything since.
But, the one angle of it that others may not see of it is that even if nothing has changed and mundane tasks persists, it will be the one thing bothering those of us with the constant yearn.
That is just it.
Nothing has changed. And we still reach out, unsatisfied and empty handed.