So I realized I’ve been living up to other people’s expectations or living to be something some other people aren’t and either way I was not living for myself.
And even as I think back over the highlights of my life I can’t honestly say I have enjoyed my life up until this point.
I’m thankful that I realize this now and I can focus on doing things that actually make me happy.
The truth is I put off my happiness because I felt the things that make me happy would mean I was a disappointment to people I love. I didn’t realize how supportive people would be and how much better I would feel. I didn’t realize how much my happiness mattered until I lived in a state of unhappiness for many years.