I used to think that I had to give up me to be loved by you. I had to behave, dress, and think in ways that fit your expectations to make you happy. I wanted to be whatever you wanted me to be. I wore all kind of masks and costumes based on the roles you expected me to play. All these years, you made me feel like I had to earn your love, you rewarded me when I did things you approved and punished me when I did things you did not approve. You gave me your conditional love and held me accountable to your expectations in order to qualify for your affection. I wanted to earn your love, I tried to please you for a very long time, but I got confused about my own identity over the years, and I lost myself. I love you, but I am done living my life according to your expectations. Now I want to live my life MY way for the following reasons:
1. I only have one life
I only have one life, and I want to live it, own it, and especially I do not want to let you or anyone else distract me from my path. My needs matter too, and right now I have to do what’s best for me, not what’s best for you.
2. You don’t know me better than I know myself
Only I can define what’s possible for me and my life. Real success is not what you or other people see, but it is how I feel. I want to live my truth and do what makes me feel alive.
3. I cannot keep lying forever
Being myself is easy and requires no effort, but being who you want me to be is living in a constant lie. I want to be true to who I am and live life effortlessly which is why I must let go of the desire to please you.
4. I want to be happy
Happiness for me is living my life my way, according to my morals and values.
My relationship with myself is the closest and most important relationship I will ever have. I don’t want to be you, or a version of what you think I should be. I want to be me, so PLEASE let me be me.
One Reply to “Let Me Be Me”
What type of person you want to be.you said you loved and please me tell what do you want to be