Yes, relationships help us grow, but they are also one of the biggest reasons we experience emotional pain in life.
If you have been struggling with finding a purpose or a direction in your life, know that it is not too late. Not all flowers bloom at the same time.
Your helping causes you to compromise your integrity.
Over the many years I have spent on my personal growth and healing, boundaries have been one of the more challenging areas of life for me. I realize that they are the rite of passage into adulthood because, without them, we turn into children fighting over marbles on the playground.
When I finally developed the courage to end an addictive and painful relationship, I had to live with the effects of lack of self-love.
Altruism is wonderful, but it should never come with a price tag that marks down our happiness, joy, independence, and self-respect.
There was an undertone of entitlement in my wishes. They sounded more like demands than requests or desires.