Stop Explaining Yourself

Stop Explaining Yourself

Since becoming a parent I’ve found myself explaining myself more than I ever have. Why do it this way and not that way? Why left and not right? Circle and not square? Who knew everyone felt entitled to an explanation. 

If you’re anything like me, you’ve come to realize you have spent entirely too much time trying to justify yourself to other people. People who probably don’t even hold an important role in your life.

For me, It had gotten to the point where I was justifying myself as if I were on the stand in a court of law to strangers and even family, people I thought saw me for me.

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