Have you ever fallen head-over-heels with someone's potential? Or been so blinded by the glare of a "diamond in the rough", you didn't even realize you were spending valuable energy on someone that wasn't worthy of you? When that becomes your relationship pattern; and if relationships are our mirrors, I think it begs the question: "Am I living up to my own potential?" Or "Is helping someone else discover their own greatness a subconscious distraction from living up to my own?"
*full disclosure* This is my relationship pattern. Or, I should say, it "was". It's become painfully clear the amount of energy I've spent as someone else's cheerleader and support system to the neglect of my own dreams. I've literally squandered valuable years helping the men in my life unbridle their potential when I should've been unbridling my own. In their defense, investing in them vs. investing in myself was purely my choice. My mistake. But now I choose to unleash the beast!
What's restricting your potential?
Indie Girl Diary: writing prompt
I'm "unleashing the beast" because...