(tantalising, not harassing).
An attraction is particularly strong, yet the
offered delight just cannot be reached. The target keeps moving. No
matter how close one gets, there is always a little further to go.
Retreat or abandoning an enterprise is not an
There is an aim to be achieved and a solution needs to be
Greater force will only encounter greater
Sometimes one gets so close to catching a quarry
that the actual act of
grasping is preventing it from being caught. Rather let the quarry
hover, not needing to escape, between two open hands.
The frustration arises from external factors
rather than any inadequacy
of one’s own.
Acute frustration can be relieved by applying a
temporary or partial
Frustration can also be exploited. Teasing
arouses desire. Anticipation
and foreplay focus the attention. Initial frustration may heighten an
eventual delight .
The hexagram has meaning for the development of
sexual relation. It describes a mature relationship where the
partners are able to play with love in spite of impediments to their