Posted on May 15, 2007 | Comments 0
There are several ways in which the people find personal growth with a family and by having a family, they can also find out a lot about themselves.
You have to recognize a change in yourself when it comes to personal growth.
Sometimes people will grow from having a family and sometimes they won’t change at all.
You know that there are going to be changes when you begin a family expectedly, but you won’t realize just what will change and how; you’ll have some expected and unexpected change.
You have more personal growth when you have a family all of a sudden without planning it and it comes quickly.
Think of Who You Are and What You Want To Be
You need to think about who you are and what you want to be if you are planning a family addition. If you are a type of person who likes to stay out at all hours and party, then you may not be ready for the change or the responsibility.
When you are giving something like responsibility you change in order that you can handle the circumstances. Sometimes you may feel like you are hitting a wall and you may become overwhelmed, but calm down and let your emotions go.
You will know exactly what is expected from you and you will learn and grow once you are able to let go of your emotions. You need to prepare yourself when you have a family by thinking about all the good times and rough times that you had with your parents and then you may look back and want to change.
When Your Children do the Same You Did
How would you feel if your child did the same things that you did in your childhood? Are you going to treat them as you were treated by your parents? At that moment, you may become ashamed of who you once where and you may end up finding yourself growing up and settling down.
For those who have an expected family, you grow because you realize that your mother or father was right. You will realize that the things your parents did to stop you from having fun was just their way of protecting you.
You Will Learn From Your Experiences
As you carry the baby or watch it grow you will find growth by seeking out your parent’s support, as well as, carry the knowledge of what a person shouldn’t do. You learn something with all your life experiences.
When you have something major like a child on the way, you need to reflect and ask yourself “what is the lesson”. Then take your experiences and allow yourself to grow and get on a path that will allow you to support and take care of yourself and the baby.
Do you know that most of your growing up will in fact be once the baby comes? That’s because no one really sees how much commitment goes with having a baby. Then you will also grow and become someone who you never dreamed of being with the support of your family.
You will be a great parent and provider with the help of your familyâ€™s help and support. You will learn plenty of lessons from creating a family, but you can also grow with the help of your parents and family.
Your parents were always there to guide through out your childhood. They tried to show you the right way to go about life and the wrong way to go about life. You grow whenever you reflect on your actions and compare what the consequences were.
You may have to fall totally on your face to grow up and become a responsible and well adjusted citizen, or you may have to get in a little bit of trouble to see the light. Nevertheless, everything that we do has consequences and a lesson.
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