I Think Its Ok to Want What I Want

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 111 People

    I Finally Do

    I spent my whole life (32 years) second-guessing myself and my goals and desires. I was taught by my mother that what *I* wanted or felt didn't matter, and that I needed to shut up and do as I was told. So I did just that. It wasn't until very recently that I realized I am a...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 22, 2013

    Knowledge

    It's my gateway to a lovely life. As long as I am learning, I can find my rainbow with that pot of gold.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks
    26-30, F
    Feb 10, 2009

    No Fear.

    I will not be afraid to want what I want. I will not be afraid to admit what I want. I will not be afraid to accept what I want. All I want is what I want. Surely I deserve this...
    Cinderelly Cinderelly
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jul 1, 2008

    No Guilt Only Happiness

    I have always put my wants and desires and needs last. Family first. Job next. Other relatives. And on and on. Me, at the very end ... last. I know it's alright for me to want what makes me happy. I know its alright to desire what makes me happy. I know its alright to need what...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    1 Response Oct 13, 2008
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