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The One Thing You Can’t Do With a Cheap Person

Do you have a cheap person in your life?

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The words of a cheap person are more painful than you realize. They torture you and leave you scarred. Eventually, those cuts will kill your spirit.

I do not mean someone who does not like to spend money, I am talking about a person who is cheap with emotions. A cheap person is one who is not honest with his words.

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Yes, You Can Trust Yourself

You are your own greatest gift.

When you speak kindly to yourself, listen to yourself, acknowledge your own needs and take care of them,


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You trust in what appears to be trustworthy, until you have to let go and plunge straight into the cold unknown.


and when you trust yourself, you are accepting the gift of yourself.

Doing these things can be hard in times of personal struggle, especially when someone important to you is causing you to doubt yourself. This happens especially in divorce.

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But Is It True?

There are many parts to the idea of being true to yourself. One of them is about setting and keeping boundaries.

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Some things capture your eye and become all that you can see for the moment. Some ideas capture your mind and become all that you can think for the moment.

Another is about doing your best to tell the truth, as you understand it. A third part is how you interpret what others tell you or what they do. It is this last part that I want to address today.

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