They judge me without teaching me.

Before the day we graduate:

“Don’t worry beta, son, you are still young. You don’t need to earn. I am here. You just focus on your studies.”

After the day we graduate:

“Go out. Get a job. You are an adult now. Be responsible. Earn money. How long are you going to live on your father’s pieces?”

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Don’t settle for anything less than great.

MyStory:

Today I made a move. I made up my mind.
1) I thought what is the worst that can happen? They will say No. They will slap me. They will laugh at me. I am going to leave heart-broken and embarrassed.
2) I accepted and acknowledged that yes it will and has happened to remove the fear from my mind and heart.
3) I made my move with the consequences and their mitigations in my mind to be as confident and subtle as possible.