If you’re only acting modest because you don’t want to come off as being too cocky, then you aren’t being honest! Don’t feel guilty about enjoying the praise you get when you do something remarkable. Embrace it! After all, you’re not exactly the type of person who would rent a billboard to promote every achievement, so you don’t have to worry about people thinking that you have a big head. They know you better than that. Give them some credit!
Stop thinking about asking out someone and just do it! As scary as it is to put yourself out there, you’ll never know happiness again unless you try. Your crush may feel as nervous as you do about starting over.
Your loved one feels like they’re in the right and is as tenacious as a bull about it. Usually you admire their staying power, but right now it has you on the defensive. It might be time to let this go for your peace of mind.
Family and career can really pull you in opposite directions, but remind yourself that they share vitally important elements. Stability and security are what tie them together. Focus on that instead of your contradictory feelings.