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Be who you can be; Quote
“Letting go of who you are, who you feel you should be, who others want you to be, is one of the hardest things. But, it’s the only way to find who you might be, and can be” – Amanda Ricks
A few kind words from our readers
I relate very much to this post. Those that want to ‘fix’ may not understand the problem, to begin with – so why not just try to understand and then maybe the empathy or support will follow. Being a father to 3 sons I completely understand your perspective. Thank you for sharing this wonderful post. …
Amanda; sometimes I feel like you’re my counsellor. And a damn good one too.
Hi Amanda, thanks so much for sharing this. You are one of my biggest supporters and I’m truly grateful for that. I think that the blogging community is such a positive and supportive one, I have around 200 subscribers now and I still haven’t received a negative comment on my blog. So thank you too …
This is such a great post. I’ve traditionally been a fixer, yet know for myself it’s the last thing that I want in times of pain. I think that having my son has helped to inspire stand and acknowledge my own behaviour and try to think before I speak. Thanks, Amanda, for articulating this so …
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