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Mean People Suck!
If you want to write your own ticket, run your own show, you’re gonna have encounters with people who want to stop you. On the surface they may believe they love you and are trying to save you from humiliation and failure. The slap sometimes comes in a velvet glove.
Almost everybody tries to project their own values onto other people. That’s how insecurity manifests, usually. The person doing the projecting (onto you) is feeling ,”I can’t value what you do because I’m scared and don’t understand,” and so they say and do things to discourage you.
My first tip is not to enter into direct confrontation with the naysayers until and unless it is necessary. However, if the negative person’s influence on you is especially toxic or over-bearing, there may be no way to stop their energetic encroachment except a confrontation. The problem with making a confrontation with such a person is they’ll probably unleash a lot of bad feelings towards you and if you’re not strong, you’ll feel it and it will hurt and affect your resolve.
Energetically, the person abusing you may be saying ,”I need you,” – as in “I need you