Expectations can sometimes feel like a double edged sword. Either I give them to my kids and then feel disappointed when they don’t get their jobs done, or I decide Im done with all the hassle of telling them what to do and I do it myself. Both options leave me frustrated.
And, it doesn’t just stop with our kids. How do we manage our expectations when it comes to our spouse? How about our parents?
We lean on these people for support and yet, they are still human. If we can’t make others show up for us, then how do we voice our expectations without feeling disappointment when they don’t follow through?
I’m talking about all of this on this episode. I’m even going to help you manage your expectations around that tricky adult-child parent relationship, and what to do when someone you love and lean on has depression. Take a listen!