Apathy, learned helplessness or give up itis, it’s all the same. It is when we have determined in our head that we can’t do it so why bother try. This in my mind is the one true pandemic in our society. Giving up on our goals and dreams without realizing that we were so close to achieving them in the first place.
Parents don’t give up on their children when trying to teach them to walk or talk, yet we give up on ourselves after just one or two failures or setbacks. There is a good chance that if you are married or in a long term committed relationship that you are not with the person with who you had your first kiss. You handled the ups and downs ( no pun intended) of relationships and kept at it till … Read more