Understanding Yourself By Lorraine Penn

How many of us really understand and accept ourselves completely, especially when you are dealing with difficult challenges in another person’s personality. Do you think first about the consequences of your reactions then proceed accordingly, or do you act out foolishly?

All very important lessons that I have finally accepted about myself recently, after having to negotiate harmony with my partner, who is a highly principled person that when you upset his moral beliefs this is when issues occur and it is this that I struggle with constantly causing emotional changes for both of us.

Saying this there are great similarities between the both of us, it was his rather timid personality that attracted me to him in the first place many years ago. Isn’t it always said: “opposites attract”?

My responsive, certainly determined and indulgent personality can get me into a lot of trouble, especially on the home front, particularly when I am too quick to respond to emotional comments without taking time out to think first about my reactions in a more considerate way.

But hey! My personality has achieved some really exciting careers full of challenges, never monotonous, as I would always turn something boring into ambition. All part of understanding you’re self’s ability.

in Boambee East, New South Wales, Australia


Born in Kogarah, NSW semi-retired on the North Coast where I am giving back to the community as a mentor, board director, former president of Coffs Harbour Writers Group & turning my life into a book.

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