Lessons Learned

 

I've learned-

that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is to be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them.

I've learned-

that no matter how much I care, some people just don't care back..

I've learned-

that it's not what you have in your life but who you have in your life that counts.

I've learned-

That you can get by on charm for about fifteen minutes. After that, you'd better know something.

I've learned-

That you can do something in an instant that will give you heartache for life.

I've learned-

That it's taking me a long time to become the person I want to be.

I've learned-

You should always leave loved ones with loving words. It may be the last time you see them.

I've learned-

That you can keep going long after you think you can't.

I've learned-

That either you control your attitude or it controls you.

I've learned-

That regardless of how hot and steamy a relationship is at first, the passion fades, and there had better be something else to take its place.

I've learned-

That heroes are the people who do what has to be done when it needs to be done, regardless of the consequences.

I've learned-

That sometimes the people you expect to kick you when you're down will be the ones to help you get back up.

I've learned-

That sometimes when I'm angry I have the right to be angry, but that doesn't give me the right to be cruel.

I've learned-

That just because someone doesn't love you the way you want them to doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.

I've learned-

That it isn't always enough to be forgiven by others. Sometimes you have to learn to forgive yourself.

I've learned-

That just because two people argue, it doesn't mean they don't love each other. And just because they don't argue, it doesn't mean they do.

I've learned-

That you shouldn't be so eager to find out a secret. It could change your life forever.

I've learned-

That your life can be changed in a matter of hours by people who don't even know you.    -By Maggie Anderson