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I am Learning...
I am Learning...
I am learning.
I am learning to get out and to get over my shyness and personal fears of rejection.
I am learning to enjoy my time and whatever company is near me.
I am learning to realize that although I am not Brad Pitt, Mel Gibson or Antonio Banderas I am also not Quasimodo.
I am learning to come out of my shell and to open a conversation with a Lady I don't know.
I am learning that women have the same anxieties and fear of rejection and hesitation to approach a man that we have in approaching them. -With some exceptions each direction, of course.
I am learning that I can not simply sit back and let life take me where it will. That I need to be proactive in how I enjoy the time that I have and the company that I choose.
I am learning that it's OK to be me. Whoever I am at the moment.
I am learning that it is up to me. That no one will learn to appreciate what I have to offer if I do not give her the opportunity.
I am learning that I really do have something to offer and to appreciate that in myself.
I am learning that time spent on the dance floor is almost always better than time spent watching others dance.
I am learning that melodrama is not worth the effort that goes into it. From either side.
I am learning that while I have obligations in life, one of the biggest is to myself.
I am learning that there are many things in life over which I have no control.
I am learning that there are many other things in life over which I do have control.
I am learning that a clean house is nice, but that a comfortable, happy home is more important.
I am learning the difference between being alone and being lonely.
I am learning that if I don't ask a lady to dance with me that there is no chance of being told "no." And also no chance of being told "yes."
I am learning that taking the chance of being turned down is worth the chance of being accepted.
I am learning that opportunities are only opportunities if they are taken.
I am learning that memories are better than regrets.
I am learning the truth of the quote: "It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved at all."
I am learning to appreciate the wisdom in the quote: "Of all the words of tongue or pen, the saddest are 'what might have been.'