0 expectations = 0 disappointments, right?
There is definitely a lot of truth to that equation. However, it’s not totally wrong to have expectations of someone. Of course, it depends on what you’re expecting and who you’re expecting it from.
I can’t stand part-time friends. If you want to be my friend, be my friend. Don’t walk all shady, talk all shady and then say that you’re my friend. What is up with that? I’m the type of person that will do anything and I mean ANYTHING for my friends. I’ll even give them my last Rolo. That’s just the type of person I am. So are you telling me that I shouldn’t expect anything from anybody ever?! I’ll always have my friend’s backs and I know that they have mine, right? Wrong! If I had a Rand for every time a part-time friend disappointed me, I would’ve been writing this blog from my holiday house in St. Tropez.
If anything else, having someone let you down is an eye opener, especially when it comes to friends. I know it has been for me. Life is full of disappointments. You win some, you lose some. You dust your shoulder off, pop your collar and move on forwards and upwards.
Expectation can bring a lot of disappointment but there’s nothing wrong with looking forward to something every now and then. It shows that you still have hope and that you still believe