I’ve never reblogged something before, but I think this is important. It is a big part of what I was trying to get at in my Identity Crisis series of posts.
I really believe that when a relationship ends, frequently for the person who “fell out of love” the problem wasn’t the relationship, but it was that they didn’t love themselves enough to sustain a loving relationship.
Anyhow, read on. It’s pretty great.
Shared by Michele Bolitho.
Think on this.
If I ask you what sort of a person you are, you may tell me: ‘I’m powerful. I’m thoughtful and kind.’ You effectively tell me you’re a good person.
Powerful. Thoughtful. Kind. This is what you want me to think of you. You want me to think of you as a person of value. You want me to think you’re ‘Worth it’. I may well do this. I may take your self-assessment on face value and don’t sense any deeper. That’s fine with me.
But are you being honest?
Powerful. Thoughtful. Kind. How true is this? It may be the appropriate way you tell yourself to inter-relate with me but is this what you really think of yourself?
Yes, you are powerful because you are running your own life. Powerful is accurate as I see it, but do you think you are…
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