Don’t be afraid to sing your own song. You don’t have to be like everyone else to fit in. If someone isn’t accepting you the way you are, then perhaps you don’t need them in your life. Always remember, respect is a two-way street.
Others don’t have to agree with you, anymore than you must agree with them. But you don’t need to belittle their views and you shouldn’t put up with them putting you down. Hold yourself in higher esteem by showing respect for what they think and believe, even if you don’t agree with it. You’ll get that respect back.
But if you don’t then maybe it’s time to walk away. You choose who you allow into your life. Don’t keep the negative people or their energies around you. You’re growing and moving forward. If they refuse to walk forward on their own path, don’t feel you must stay stagnate with them. If they disrespect you by calling you names, putting you down, or dismissing your views, then let them go and move away from that negativity. Continue reading