There's nothing quite like the feeling of having support. It's nice to know that when we reach out for a little backup, that someone will be there to give us a boost. However, let's face the facts...we live in the real world, and things don't always happen in the ways that gives us the warm and fuzzies.
I'm not trying to be Debbie Downer here, but I'm just telling it like it is, from my experience. Support doesn't always magically appear when we need it, and many times you won't find it in the places you expected.
We're all different, and though some of us are more independent and less people-focused, we all need support. It is a human desire, there's nothing wrong with it. As much as we'd all like to think of ourselves as a version of Bear Grylls (if we needed to be right?), we're not living in the plot of Lost. We are not on deserted islands or living in secluded cabins, and there's no reason why we shouldn't seek out help or support when we need it. If we're lucky, we may even have people in our lives who just provide it for us automatically, though things are rarely that easy.Read more