Some survivors are perfectionists, if they can’t do something perfect, they won’t do it at all. Some survivors are performance driven, working hard to convince everyone — including themselves — that they’re valuable. And some survivors play it safe, seeking to be invisible, often living smaller than they should.
I want to focus on that dynamic for a moment.
Perhaps small living comes from the desire not to be noticed; just blend in and no one will hurt me again
we tell ourselves. But living small — keeping it safe by making easy choices, doing just enough to get by, refusing to … Continue Reading ››