Many people are so excited to announce their endeavors to their family and friends. The just KNOW that the people closest to them, who know them the best, will be estatic for them.
Often, that is not the case.
It’s not that the people in your life don’t want to support you – they just don’t know how. They have an image of you that’s not the total picture of who you are, but for them that image is true. When you add in elements that doesn’t fit with that image – such as goals and objectives that are in conflict with the image they have of you – most people can’t adapt and be supportive.
There’s also the factor that some people don’t think what you’re doing is the right thing, or don’t share your vision for your life.
Either way, in this video I talk about how you can cope when your friends and family aren’t supportive.
Here’s a post I previously wrote, with more suggestions: Guard Your Dreams With Your Life.
Have you experienced this before? How did you deal with unsupportive loved ones?