The minute you show that you need approval is the very minute you’re least likely to get it.

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Once someone knows they wield so much power over you that you’ll change to meet their whims, they’ll double and triple down on their demands. There will never be enough tests to pass, hoops to jump through. The treadmill of constant expectations for change after change will never end until you end it; once the other person has their hooks in you, they’ll never let that power go.

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