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Trouble is, every time I feel passionate about something, other people have to "should" all over it. Then my doubt causes my passion to be dulled. Any more, I tend to water down my emotions before I even begin because I expect to end up feeling disappointed.
I know I "shouldn't" care what other people think. It's not like I'm trying to become a published author at this point. The problem is, I don't know how to short-circuit a lifetime of approval seeking.