Redefining Boundaries in Relationships: 4 Reasonable Expectations we Should Have. | elephant journal

It is true that our expectations can disappoint us, but that is only if they are unreasonable or set too high.
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Expect nothing less than what you expect.

“I cannot be in a relationship with him because he disappoints me.”

What a genuine statement and how readily I agreed with my friend when she stated this in response to my question about her relationship with a male friend.

“I put expectations on men.”

Ah, yes! Brilliantly said and I so related more to her statement.

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The passion to pursue.

Most of us harbor pure, untainted intentions when we set out to accomplish something.  Whether it be mastering a talent or skill, fulfilling a vocation or building a career.

Whatever it is, we want to do it well.  We set out to be the best we can be, find purpose in our passion and pursue it with vigor.  We are inspired, excited and enthusiastic.

Then somewhere along the line, the outside world can penetrate our excitement and put our confidence at risk.  We may be criticized or rejected. We may be intimidated by what we see or hear and our passion becomes replaced with self-doubt and disappointment. Continue reading “The passion to pursue.”