Sometimes, it’s good not to be in control. But. This. Is. Not. My. Nature.
I could rightly be accused of being a control freak. (I prefer to think of it as planned independence.) That’s my default. I don’t like feeling hemmed in. I always want options. I like flexibility. I want to be independent. I want to decide my own fate.
For example, I don’t carpool to work. If I need to run an errand during lunch or after work, I don’t want to be limited just because I rode with someone that day. Or, I don’t want every detail of a vacation to be planned because I wouldn’t want to become enslaved to the itinerary. Continue reading