A couple months ago, I started wondering why saying “yes” felt so right and saying “no” left me feeling so guilty. After reading a particularly poignant article, I realized I had a disease. Yes, that’s right; I had a “disease to please”. I would continually strive to do more and more for people, even when their interests got in the way of mine. Although this was always my choice, I would walk away feeling disappointed and irritable.
How I learned to say “no” and not feel guilty