All posts tagged: codependent no more

Allowing a Dream to Die

A lot of life has happened since I started this blog two years ago. I have moved to four different countries, changed cities & addresses even more times. I switched careers from a corporate manager to remotely working in communication technology. I have stumbled through learning three new languages. I have gone from planning a future with a romantic partner to breaking off my only long-term relationship. I connected with foreign family family members I have never met. I can remember at ages 20 & 21, the midpoint of my time at university, feeling so confident & self-assured. I was a shy & socially awkward kid that finally found myself in an environment that allowed me to flourish for the very first time. I set a lot of my life goals during this age. I wanted to be adventurous, a professional respected in my career field, flexibility for my life. I have accomplished a lot of these goals my younger self had set. I often forget to acknowledge how far I have come, but it …