Sure, but then many leave them alone and others feel compelled to 'finish it'. I think there may be a personality trait (and/or cultural tendencies) that press certain people more than other to 'finish it' now. That the 'itching' is more compelling for some. I think they feel compelled to resolve that 'itch', whatever it is. Yes or no, rather than stage 3 between stages 1 and 23. Perhaps even my description is colored by a too binary categorization, but I do think there is a general pattern when people push towards resolution, often to their detriment - scars, unfeeling sex, zits that come back, etc.