Over time, we grow, and we readjust. The external reality plays a part in that transformation, and it’s not always a bad thing. It’s an evolution more than it is an unwelcome change.
Don’t mold yourself to what society appears to reward. It’s not only ineffective, but it also takes time, effort, and value away from working on yourself. That’s where the magic happens.
Asking for attention doesn’t work. Attention has to be provoked and earned.