Sunday, July 8, 2012

My shyness is my disability...

I am shy. I have been my entire life.  If I know you, and I'm comfortable around you, I am an open book and rarely hold back. But...if not, I am terribly shy and guarded. Some perceive this as stand-off-ish or maybe even snobiness.  I am neither.  I HATE that I am so shy.  I think it stems from a fear of rejection or something...who knows.  I have never been one to initiate...especially when it comes to the opposite sex.  So how does someone that is as shy as I am put herself back out there??? Well, that is the million dollar question.  But I am trying. 

Here is a quote I saw today & want to share.

"Don't rely on someone else for your happiness and self worth. Only you can be responsible for that. If you can't love and respect yourself - no one else will be able to make that happen. Accept who you are - completely; the good and the bad - and make changes as YOU see fit - not because you think someone else wants you to be different." - by Stacey Charter

I need to read this quote everyday. I have a lot to offer the right person...if they are man enough to break down my guard. I hope he is out there...and hope he finds me soon.

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