Feb 9, 2012

It's about me sometimes

This is my morning song, a cry for help to do what is right.  I am growing weary of always trying to make others happy at my own expense. I am not the martyr type of chick, this I know.  Resentments will build and than finally I will blow up.  I am old enough to know better and how to prevent this from happening.  I never realized what a people pleaser I am until now.  I don't want to be in those shoes anymore.  So today is the day that I shall make a change and do for me.  I no longer will be miserable to please another person. Peace!!


JeannetteLS said...

excellent. My best friend and I were just talking about this yesterday. How hard it is to keep trying to please others at our expense, and how we sometimes have managed to make it so that people EXPECT it of us. And when we do try to ask for what we need, others are upset. Scared. Shaky. And we find ourselves trying to make THEM feel better when we were the hurting ones. FEH.

Mostly I seem to have broken out of that, but I Think it's because more and more those people are falling out of my life. And that's okay. She's going through it right now, though.

It is a wonderful thing you are doing for yourself. I hope people rise to the occasion WITH you and stop pulling.

Glad I found your blog!

Lori said...

JeannetteLS- You just made me feel so much better. I made a decision a few months ago to remove anyone who was toxic and would bring me down. It was the hardest thing I have ever done, but it was worth it. I just turned 45 in December and I had enough. I hope people rise to the occasion as well. Have a fabulous day!