Sadje is our host for Sunday Poser.
What makes me feel strong these days is what annoys others in my circle. I feel strong now that I am setting my boundaries. If I am asked to do something that feels wrong for any reason, I do my best to say, “No, I can’t do that.” Some people are very unhappy with my new strength. Some are used to manipulating me, to get what they want. It’s not easy standing up for what is right for me. Typically, I try to offer an alternative to what they ask of me.
I no longer feel the need to please others to my detriment. I am stronger than I have ever been at any time of my life. I’m still working on it, but good boundaries make me feel strong.