Sometimes we feel like we are liable to our friends and family for every move we make.
While there are things we might need to justify for the sake of our relationships with others, there are other things that you should never explain to anyone. If you want to, you can. But you should not feel like it’s an obligation.
Here are some common things you don’t owe anyone an explanation:
1. Your sexuality
Your sexual orientation is your own darn business. It’s your personal decision to love whomever you feel like and you don’t have to justify your feelings to the world.
Relationships are tricky and people can be so judgmental about the friends you choose or your romantic relationships. Wonna date and marry an older woman? Go for it.
3. You don’t owe anyone a child
Society makes it seem like having a baby is a thing everyone must do. But people have different desires. If babies are not your thing, you don’t owe anyone an explanation as to why you are yet to get one.
4. Apologizing when you are not sorry
Don’t even think of saying sorry when you are not at fault even if everyone is faulting you.
5. Being you
6. Your priorities
Whatever your priorities are, it’s your business and it does not matter whether your friends feel they are upside down.
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7. Saying yes
Saying ‘no’ to people we love is not easy. All the same, you are not obligated to saying ‘yes’ if you don’t want it.
8. Your physical appearance
Short, tall, slender or fat, no one is perfect. If they feel that you are not good enough, let them deal with it but don’t explain.