Betsy Carter writes:
It’s easy to feel constrained by your own parameters. You look at your parents and the house in which you grew up and think, that’s it: These are the things that define my life, why bother to try and break out of them.
As I look at my life, today, I’m identifying my parameters. And wondering how to feel less constrained from them. The roles that I’ve picked out for myself: pastor, writer, friend, daughter, girlfriend are the ones that define, but what about the others? What about those ones that I don’t share with anyone but myself and sometimes my therapist?
How can I break those parameters? Because I think breaking out of them may be important.