….promises you make to yourself…..
During my life I’ve always had the habit of trying to be a people pleaser. Trying to do and be everything for everyone in order to avoid conflict, while often putting my own wants on the back burner. Failing to give people what they expect often leaves me feeling ashamed and guilty. Hell, almost anything leaves me feeling that way. I’ll chalk it up to being raised by a Catholic converted Baptist mother; two strikes against me. Having confidence in my decisions and trying to break the habit of feeling guilty for making what I would consider to be “selfish” decisions is a constant work in progress. I’ve been reflecting on this feeling of self-inflicted guilt these past few months as I was recently put to the test to see just how much I have grown in this past year and if I would easily backslide.
Thinking it was the responsible…
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