The influence of others on our life is amazingly, amazing and can be suffocating. I have met people who have told me that they are not doing what their hearts desire is, but they are doing what is expected of them by someone else.
I remember a friend of my son’s who wanted to pursue a different major at a college that was not the one his parents attended. It was a horrible situation for all parties involved.
The young man was strong in his convictions and pursued his desire, but the effect on the relationship with his parents was devastating.
It is important that we be true to ourself, pursue our dreams, because in the end we are alone to face the reality of whether we are satisfied or not with our life….