moments to share, moments to care
my friends can be considered humble. there is no one that i can think of as proud. at least not around me. therefore generally proud acts shock me just like rain in florida (yes, rain in florida shocks me): what the heck?! i can't believe my eyes! where's my umbrella?!
the proud person, as the observation goes, has a low-self esteem that he tries to lift by stepping onto others rather than working hard on his personality and self-respect. fight for a principle, a position, rather than seeking solutions.
a humble person, on the contrary, is not afraid to be vulnerable, lay out his pain and fear, hoping to be heard by his partner who would then, without jumping to conclusions and finger-pointing, reach out an understanding hand and try to find the most gentle, rational and mutually beneficial solution. both are interested to move on as smoothly as possible. terrifying self-exposure is a true sign of trust.
a proud person will put up a mask, take a stand, carefully hide his own insecurities and do his...
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slowly but surely i've started my soulsearching and putting my life together. this time of singleness will probably be one of the most valuable and fruitful times for me as a personality, mutually beneficial for everyone getting involved in my social circle.
first off - boundaries. have been really loose with them which has expressed in two ways:
1. i have been keeping around people that i am not really into so much just for ego feed which has been a bit pathetic and sort of cruel. cutting those ties right now.
2. i have been desperate to have a relationship with people that aren't that into me - like my step mother and step sister. the necessity to belong to a family has been so strong that i have accidentally ignored the people that have actually made me feel like a family without the formal title. i have ignored the ones that have been there for me in time of need (and let's be honest, i can be very needy).
second off - getting myself into difficult situations, thus becoming a victim that needs...
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