Posts tagged #changethewayyouthink
Want Versus Need

Wants. We all have them. Some of us REALLY have them. What to do when your wants are so many and you can’t fulfill them and are just terribly frustrated by that?

After my husband died about 12 years ago I spent the first five years looking at my marriage and taking it apart, dissecting trying to unravel all the broken pieces of it and where they came from. It was very long and painful process but it taught me a lot. The main thing it taught me was that I had to change. I came to realize that I had spent the years of my marriage trying to change HIM when I was the one who needed to change. I had to learn how to love myself in a way I never had. I had to stop looking for someone else to fix me. But that epiphany did not happen overnight. That painful part of the process took time to get to.

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