Do Not Be A ‘Maybe’ Person

I guarantee that at some point in your life you’ve had a friend tell you maybe, or I don’t know, or let me think about it. 

Do not, I repeat, do not ever become that person. The person that sits on the fence because they’re scared to do and say what they actually think and feel.

Never be afraid to share how you’re feeling and be open about what your intentions are.

There are way too many people who play games these days – leading people on, sitting on the fence until the last minute, and never giving straight answers.

Do not, I repeat, do not be the person that can never make up their mind and leaves people hanging in suspense waiting for a response.

Believe me, this doesn’t just apply to whether you’re going to the bar with your friends on Saturday night. No. This stretches much further than that.

This applies to every single aspect of your life. Don’t let that dream job pass you by because you were afraid to say yes, don’t let that girl or boy you’ve been making eyes with at the gym wait for a text back on whether you want to get a drink or not.

Say yes or say no. There is no maybe, there is no time to think.

When you say you’re going to sleep on it, does that mean you’ll have a meeting with some Tibetan monks that will entirely change the way you think about yourself and life? All while you’re sleeping? Is that moment supposed to change your decision and all the aspects that go into making it?

You know instinctively what your answer is to a question as soon as you’re asked it, but out of fear of commitment, you don’t give a straight answer right away. Why?

Let me tell you why. Because this generation is constantly waiting for the best option, as if the offer they have just been given is good but it isn’t the best. FUCK THE GAME PLAYING.

Correct me if I’m wrong, but do you like when a boy or girl plays with your emotions by leading you on and never telling you how they really feel? How about when you’ve been waiting on a job offer and they never get back to you? Do you enjoy that feeling?

If you do, carry on about living your life in agonizing suspense.

If you don’t, good. Change it, force people’s hand to answer to you and vice versa, force yourself to give an answer, force yourself into uncomfortable situations in which you have to commit and you have to answer right then and there.

Without discomfort, we cannot grow.

Let yourself grow and do not, I repeat, do not be a maybe person. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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