We’re conditioned early on, especially as women, to value security above all else and cling on to it at all costs and it takes an exceptional sort of fearlessness to tune out the expectations of the people in your life and risk your own security, in pursuit of genuine happiness.
In Defense of “Running Away From Your Problems”
Gennette Cordova

This is especially true once you have a child. I knew before having a child that she would anchor me somehow and that I’d have to be ok with that. On the other hand, I know so many people who still pick up and leave their secure lives in favour of adventure, sometimes with the kids.

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