You know what’s weird about putting yourself out there.
It’s this really odd position to be strong, empowered, and able to stand on your own two feet. To not need help. Need prayers. need anything, really… but love.
That’s what all of this is about. Is giving and receiving real love. And real love isn’t pity. Real prayers aren’t out of pity. Real help can’t be self-serving. And real relationships don’t expect reciprocity.
I was just watching the Bachelorette the other night. And hearing this strong 20 something woman declare the 50/50 that she is looking for in her partner. I turned to my husband. After 6 years of marriage, two babies, a business, some houses, and said, that poor girl is in for a rude awakening. It’s never 50/50. Never. It just can’t be. One person always has to give more. Actually both need to give 100 for it to be hot and thriving. And even when one person is down (because that happens a lot) real partnership is having the other still give 100.
Because that’s love. That’s life. That’s how we can continue to pour into each other.
When we stop keeping score. And stop subtracting from that person’s scoreboard though our pity.
And when we can be vulnerable enough to tear down the walls and let the love in.
We have a lot of work to do.
I'm a messy hair lovin' - soulful book junkie - mompreneur who's totally addicted to helping women design a life they lovI'm here, simply, to share my truth so that it inspires you to live yours! To be your boldest, most authentic self, to find your tribe that supports your soul, and to go after success in every area of your life. e.