How many times have you heard, “I got your back!” Or, “I got you”? How many times have YOU said it? How many of us know what that really means?
I once had someone in my life that swore they “supported” me in all of my endeavors. I kept looking for this support, this evidence of “having my back,” but I never saw it. Instead, there was some conversation, none of it was encouraging, and some promises that were never kept. That got me thinking that some folks just think it’s a cool thing to say, but aren’t really ready–or don’t know how– to follow through. [Read more…]