Never apologize for having standards and expectations of how to be treated. Not at the stake of your integrity, morals, or anything else. If people can't step up, then they can step down. It's a privilege to be a part of someone's life, not a given right.
Previous Pinner said: don't care for the popular quote going around to surround yourself only with people who lift you up. how about those who don't lift you up but could use your help to lift them up. I will never stop helping those who need it the most.
The latest Tweets from Louise The Survivor (@MyKicktheDog). During my horrible marriage - I likened my ex's behavior to him feeling like he could come home and kick the dog. Unfortunately, the dog was me. Hence the name