Asking Ain’t Easy

My Bipolar Life

Daily Prompt:Is it easy for you to ask for help when you need it, or do you prefer to rely only on yourself? Why?

Is it easy for me to ask for help??!?!?!? Not quite so much.

I’m not sure whose fault it is that I can’t ask for help.  Not sure at all.  I don’t know if it’s my illness or if it’s my upbringing or if it’s my lack of trust or fear of rejection.  And if I’m truthful, it could be all of the above.

My parents (and I love them dearly) raised me to be an independent person.  Strong thinker.  Handle your business kinda gal.  If I wanted to do anything, before I could present it to them, I had to have ALL the answers.  If my mom had to ask a question, the answer was going to be no.   With this behavior, the child…

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