Getting your life back: Do you ever do that? Wind up living your life for someone else...everybody else? Could be for very good reasons for very good causes, but still one day you find out that you've been spending so much time meeting the expectations and needs of others that you've become a stranger to yourself.
The opposite of this would be narcissism, which seems to be quite common these days, too.
But I'm talking about letting your own dreams and your own passions go by the wayside while you answer the call of everyone else. And you know, there really is so much that needs to be done.
Today, I was hea...
My Son Benjiman: Dear Mom's And Dad's
My name is Pammi and my angel Will Be 21 this June.
I can relate to the crushing pain that you are talking about. I remember very clearly the pain that crushed my heart after Benjiman died.
I remember the whispers and the glances that well meaning family members and friends would give me.
I remember all the "it was for the best" I remember that they told me I needed to be grateful (of all things) that he did not suffer long, that even my own mother said, "well hon except for the grace of god you never need to have cope with a child who would never be well."