I have a confession: I screw things up. Consistently.
Sometimes I do it by trying to control a situation or person. That rarely works out. Sometimes I do it by over-thinking a problem. That makes things twice as hard—and twice as likely to fail. Often I do it by not doing anything at all—by being passive. I let the moment of action pass. And I rationalize it later. That’s definitely my go-to “fuck-it-up” move. It’s just disguised better than the others.
These are my most consistent forms of self-sabotage. And I’m not alone.Continue reading