I can give myself those things. I make my own money, and do my own thing, and he respects that. He knows without a doubt, I would be ok without him. What he gives me that no one else can is himself, raw and unfiltered. That's all I ever want or expect from those in my life. I am a woman, not a little girl playing house. I'm earned, not bought, I do my own upkeep, but I am not kept.
How to become the person you want to be. Excuses have a beautifully unexpected way of convincing us that we are incapable as we are. There will be chaos involved, it shows that you’ve made a significant decision. Juliette Kopp
Desiderata by Max Ehrmann (September 26, 1872 - September 9, 1945) was an attorney and businessman from Terre Haute, Indiana. He worked in his family's meatpacking business and in the overalls manufacturing industry before leaving at age 40 to write. He penned Desiderata at age 54, and it did not achieve fame until after his death