I am in my late 50s. You’d think by now I have this whole “Motherhood” thing all figured out. My kids were moving along in school, getting decent grades, graduating… then, BAM! I became a parent to adults. Anyone who thinks they won’t worry about their children after they turn 18 has an eye-opening moment coming.
Being insecure means constantly explaining yourself. It’s the need for validation and reassurance. It’s wanting approval and justifying every move you make. It’s panic when you feel like you’ve let someone down or maybe you didn’t say the right thing. It’s desperately seeking acceptance. But mostly, it’s just exhausting. Being the people-pleaser that I am,
Learn how to lead your heart; start recognizing when something isn’t good for you and be strong enough to let it go. A person can only waste the time if you give them an opportunity to waste. Stop trying to open doors for people who constantly shut you out. Make sure the interest is shown
Time decides who you meet in life, your heart decides who you want in your life, and your behavior decides who stays in your life. — Unknown
Everything you do is based on the choices you make. It’s not your parents, your past relationships, your job, the economy, the weather, an argument or your age that is to blame. You and ONLY you are responsible for every decision and choice you make. Period. — Unknown
I’ve made mistakes in my life. I’ve let people take advantage of me, and I have accepted way less than I deserve. But, I’ve learned from my bad choices, and even though there are some things I can never recover and people who will never be sorry, I now know better for next time. than
Everything you do is based on the choices you make. It’s not your parents, your past relationships, your job, the economy, the weather, an argument, or your age that is to blame. You and only you are responsible for every decision and choice you make, period. — Brenda Slavin
You have good reason to believe that you can trust yourself. Not because you’ve always made the right choices, but because you survived the bad ones.— Sandra Kring