I’m forever fielding questions and conflicts, smoothing out the rough edges of life and personalities for my loved ones, or trying to.
I’ve just finished refereeing a match between the personalities, desires, and feelings of my husband and my son.
The real issue is mine, and it is this:
I’m damn tired of putting others’ fragile egos before my own preferences!
Sorry, I didn’t mean “before;” I meant “over and above,” “instead of,” “regardless of,” whichever you choose, it’s still the same.
And I have just enough energy left to ask myself what would happen if I met my own expectations for a change, instead of meeting the expectations of others at the expense of my own!
Six sentences for Denise’s “field” prompt at