HAPPINESS is learning to MANAGE your EXPECTATIONS from life and the people you love.
People don't hurt us, our expectations do. To manage our expectations is to manage how we'll eventually feel. We grow up LEARNING to expect because we see people expect things from us throughout our childhood. For love given, love is expected back. Ditto with respect, space, and more tangible objects. Thus, expecting becomes a ‘habit.’ But how can you better manage your expectations and prevent consequent heartache? (a) When a dog barks at you or you get soaked in the rain or