So true and me being such an old lady has much more ice credentials then a young thing thinking she can tell everyone what to do and attack them. Your mom didn't raise you well and I'm sure you aren't being a good mother either.
Sometimes you put walls up not to keep people out, but to see who cares enough to break them down. - Socrates quote pp Brief Thoughts On Friendship and Betrayal - Saving More Than Me I can see this in some students.
This is huge, and worth remembering as I get married in September...
"You don’t need someone to complete you, you only need someone to accept you completely." So true, real love likes you as you are. You shouldn’t have to change yourself. Because someone will LOVE the person you hide.