My friend Sue sent me this extract from an article about emotional intelligence…. I think it will ring true for most women, and definitely with moms – who often put thier needs way at the end of the list.
“…….women even base their self-esteem on what they give.
Most women have lost touch with the fact that they also have needs,” she says, “and to be happy we have to have our needs fulfilled too. These needs are about being loved, cherished and appreciated for who we are, not for what we do for others.”