causing yourself unnecessary pain
tough not being true to yourself. Instead of doing something you really want to
do, you’re stuck doing something you hate. Why? Because you’re afraid of the
probably doing it out of respect for someone else, but you forget that you’re
also disrespecting yourself in the process. You probably think people are going
to treat you differently if you don’t follow the norm. That may be true, but
you really don’t need to put so much weight on what other people think of you.
sacrificing your true happiness
you lie to yourself, you’re basically hurting yourself and sacrificing your
true happiness. This is especially true in romantic relationships. You convince
yourself you’re happy with someone when
the truth is that nothing can be further from the truth.
the case of abusive relationships, the abused partner will often cover up and
make excuses on the abuser’s behalf. They’ll tell themselves their partner
loves them when in reality, they know
it’s not true.
they’re too afraid to go out on their own, so they sacrifice any chance of
happiness they may have if they leave their unhappy relationships!
letting yourself get what you deserve
someone else’s welfare ahead of yours is a very noble gesture. However, if
you’re letting yourself get trampled in the process, then that’s not a good
tell yourself you’re happy with the way your life is right now, and your dreams
can wait. But, can it really wait?
you constantly let yourself down and you settle for whatever comes up on your way, without fighting for what you
want, then you’re ultimately sacrificing the things that will make you truly
happy in your life!