I learned the hard way that I cannot always count on others to respect my feelings, even if I respect theirs. Being a good person doesn't guarantee that others will be good people. You only have control over yourself and how you choose to be as a person.
"Sometimes walking away has nothing to do with weakness, and everything to do with strength. We walk away not because we want others to realize our worth and value, but because we finally realize our own." - yes, so true!
And secrets lead to arguments. There is no winning. I don't trust anyone anymore anyway. People lie or they just tell you what you want to hear. My life is simple now. I need simple. Totally agree with this pinner.