27 September 2011

30 Day Blog Challenge ... Day 27

30 Day Blog Challenge
{Day 27}
"A Problem You Have Or Have Had In The Past"


Today is Day 27 of the 30 Day Blog Challenge, and today's topic is a problem you have or have had in the past.  I've been sitting here trying to think of what exactly I want to choose for today.  I think I will go with the problem I have pretty much always had, and still have.  My issue is not sticking up for myself when I need to.  I'm not sure why, but I have always been bad about speaking up for myself when I need to.  I know some of it is probably tied to my past and some of the trauma I've been through.  It's just a problem that I wish I could magically change.

Let's say for example someone says something to me that I completely disagree with, or better yet, am insulted by.  I will keep quiet about it, and then five minutes later kick myself in the rear end for not speaking up like I should have.  I consider myself a pretty opinionated person.  Problem is, its all on the inside!  So yeah, I would consider this a problem.  What is a problem you have or have had in the past?

2 comments:

  1. I do the same thing. I lie awake at night thinking of things I should have said. Good luck to you in speaking up for yourself. I am going to try harder.

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  2. Unfortunately, I think it's a pretty common problem to have, as women. It's so easy to stand up for our kids and family but we won't even stand up for ourselves.
    Here's my "problem" for today: http://wp.me/p1zFJ4-7k

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