As we grow and mature in our lives, let us have the courage to embrace and honor those changed expectations. Even when we realize they are now different from those we received and adopted for ourselves from others. In other words, yes, there may come a time in our lives when we will have to choose to embrace and honor our own different and changed expectations for our life even when we realize they are now different from what others expected for us.
And herein lies the encouragement and motivation for you to “have courage”. Have the courage required to be true to who and how you are in the world no matter what. Have the courage to live your life according to your current expectations that your life experiences have created for you. And always remember, those in your life who truly love and respect you will continue to do so although in some instances the relationship may change a bit. (Sidenote: this is excluding the possibility that your new expectations and desires include bringing harm to yourself and or others, in that case all bets are off and you can expect that your relationships with others are going to change swiftly and drastically and by all means should might I add! I’m just saying). Otherwise dear reader, have the courage “To Thine Ownself Be True.”