To encourage you to keep going.
To remind you to be strong.

Published on February 13, 2014 in Picture Quotes, Quote of the Day
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“You teach people how to treat you by what you allow, what you stop, and what you reinforce.”
-Tony Gaskins

Photography by Denise Hecht

2 Comments

  1. Jeannie January 10, 2015 Reply

    This was hard to swallow but I did. Met someone a few months ago, but my mindset wasn’t right. I have failed at all my past relationships that I attempted to do the opposite of my nature thinking that the problem was always me, by just leaving my emotions and attachments out of it. Boy did that backfire horribly. I so wish that I had been doing these lessons back then. I learned that 1-I do not have the capacity to become involved with anyone without involving my feelings. 2-you will lose your self-respect. 3-royally screwing up any possibility of an actual relationship to be taken seriously..just at the top of my head..There are just so many more lessons that I have learned since then, including how to treat the other person the right way too. So long story short, I fell in love and screwed everything up by not being true to myself from the beginning, which wasn’t fair to the other person either. I am not going to go into detail but I had wanted to get a chance to tell him how I felt because I had started doing these lessons and my consciences was becoming a big problem, I just couldn’t lie about how I am. It didn’t happen as I expected, but I sent an email, and some text messages, trying to make it right..But he has never answered any. That is okay though because I am an adult and regardless I am responsible for my actions. I did tell him that I didn’t expect him to feel the same way and that was ok that I understood that, in the text. But nothing.. I can see why now what i did wrong…My biggest regret is that he will never have gotten to know me for the real me and it hurts deeply.

  2. forever October 20, 2017 Reply

    wow beautiful comment i just recently was in a relationship with a girl like that and its never to late..

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