•1 The security of a possession decreases the emotional value of a possession.
•2 The insecurity of a possession increases the emotional value of possession.
•3 When you desire something but cannot get it, then it continually increases in value until you stop desiring it.
•4 When you have something but lose it and cannot get it back, then it continually increases in value until you stop desiring it.
•5 When you have or hold something with certainty, then it continually loses its desirability unless you make a repeated effort to reinforce its value.
[People in permanent relationships take note.]