“I had to go blind to see things about you I couldn’t see before.”
After she said that, I remembered the times when I really had to hit the wall in order to gain clarity over a situation. People tried to tell me so many times, but if you’re not in the space to receive the message, those warnings go unheeded.
While it hurts like hell when you hit that wall, it has to be done in order for you to gain clarity. The most important lessons I’ve learned came when I had to learn it the hard way. And trust me, once you learn the hard way, you’ll be damned if you repeat the same mistake again.