I’m a pretty dramatic person (in case it hasn’t been blaringly obvious from previous posts). My default setting is definitely not a healthy sense of perspective. Noooooo, my thoughts always default to THE most dramatic outcome EVER to face ANYone in ALL of history.
Someone cancels plans on me: This ALWAYS happens to me. The ONLY person I can rely on is [insert person who hasn’t stood me up lately].
Someone at work does their job wrong: That’s what I get for delegating. I’m the ONLY one I can trust to get things done.
One of my roommates annoys me: I NEVER get my way around here. I have ONLY my harsh words and impatient tone to rely on.
An event I’m planning runs into a hiccup: Things will ONLY go right if I am bossy and push people around.
I start thinking about the future: I’ve been single FOREVER, and I’m NEVER going to get married. The ONLY person I have is my roommate (the one who’s not engaged right now).
Sometimes, it goes the opposite way. Read More