Eliminating Preemptive Disappointment

We have to stop letting ourselves down as a method of protection.

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Before we give things a chance to go right, we predict they’ll go wrong. Relationships, job interviews, trips, dates, any and everything that we desire — we prepare for it to not go the way that we hope. Potential joy is sucked out of the situation before it even has an opportunity to unfold.