Stop being so accommodating
Be ready to let go of your significant other if s/he continues to refuse to treat you in a new, more loving and respectful way. Just remember this: if you care too much – others will care too little… If you remain too available – others will always remain too busy for you. Find out exactly what your needs and desires are and then become unstoppable in fulfilling them! You’ve been accused of it so many times before, now it’s time for you to show others (and yourself) how selfish you can really be!
Without even being apologetic about it, people will always make you wait for them, making you feel as if your time is not nearly as valuable as theirs. You will encounter resistance from those around you when you start making those long-overdue changes, but that’s OK. See that sense of amusement on their faces and that sense of disbelief… Be prepared to deal with the consequences of having the courage to do what’s right for In your mind let go of the fear of not having that job in case your boss decides to fire you. Maybe it means it’s time to do something else for a living. Finally, after two major brain seizures caused by a suicide attempt, I stopped living someone else’s life and looked deep within… Learn to be yourself in every situation and around everyone. Previous articles by Elzbieta Pettingill: About the author: Now residing in Honolulu, Hawaii, Polish-born Elzbieta Pettingill is an author, former fashion model and survivor of depression.I was the child who was “too young to understand things” and therefore to make decisions. She suffered abuse and rape in her childhood, and was subsequently diagnosed with a depression that followed her from childhood through to adulthood.
You might even had finally snapped and told others to fuck off, which they deserved to hear, only to find yourself being labeled as too aggressive and not “lady-like.” Well dear, who the f**k gives a damn? There is only one person in this entire Universe that needs your pleasing, and that person is you. Open, honest and vulnerable, Elzbieta’s account of her personal experiences, and the lessons she learned along the way, is both uplifting and enlightening.
There is only one person who needs your caring the most, and yes, you’ve guessed it – it’s you again.