No man is an island. No man stands alone.
In the end, essentially, we ARE alone.
You can't depend on anyone - not your parents, your friends, your boyfriend, your boss, your colleagues -to give you the affirmation you want.
I'm constantly struggling with my need to please everyone, to get everyone's approval. It's important to me. I need it to get by in life.
There comes a time when you have to draw strength from deep within yourself, when the unconditional love comes from you.
If you don't love yourself, if you're not convinced of your worth, how do you expect others to do so?