Happiness Is happiness the absence of desire? If I desire something and can’t have it, then I am unhappy. If I desire something and can have it, then I am happy. Desire creates discontent if you can’t have the thing you desire. Like this:Like Loading... You may also like... NLP Taster Evening I thought might be time to get back into sketching…great… Out-of-Focus Man You must log in to post a comment.