Can you really go from a woman who said "yes" to a marriage because she was afraid to say "no," who stayed in a marriage that was long over because she was afraid to go, who went into and stayed in a profession because someone told her to do so, to a woman who has a marriage that's alive with intimacy and mutuality, a career by design, and a self-love and respect? Hell, yeah! I did it. And I am no different from anyone else.
I grew up thinking there were Eleven Commandments. I thought right after thou shalt not covet what is my neighbor's was, "Thou shalt always be very careful, lock the doors, and avoid driving at night." Looking back, I took No. 11 a little too literally. And what an effect those three little statements had on me. I actually ran my life in a way that totally supported being careful, locking, and avoiding.
From a very early age, I made sure to "lock" the doors on any part of me that fell under the general category of femininity. Revealing leadershipRead More »from IS it REALLY ETCHED in STONE that PEOPLE DON'T CHANGE?