What to Divorce When You Are Divorcing: Your False Sense of Security

There is beauty in moving on.   Breaking up is especially hard for some women because being married created a false sense of security.   They mistakenly believed that their spouse would always be there to keep them safe and make them feel secure.  If you are one of these women, moving on can be the means by which you discover that true security can only come from within you.  And realizing that you can take care of your self is a beautiful thing behold.

 

14 Quotes about Security

Security is a false god; begin making sacrifices to it and you are lost.  — Paul Bowles

The man who looks for security, even in the mind, is like a man how would chop off his limbs in order to have artificial ones which will give him no pain or trouble.  — Henry Miller

If you want total security, go to prison.  There you will be fed, clothed, given medical care and so on.  The only thing lacking is freedom.  — Dwight D. Eisenhower

We are never more in danger than when we think ourselves most secure, nor in reality more secure than when we seem to be most in danger.  — William Cowper

To keep oneself safe does not mean to bury oneself. — Marcus Annaeus Seneca

Only in growth, reform and change, paradoxically enough, is true security to be found.  — Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Whatever course you have chosen for yourself, it will not be a chore but an adventure if you bring to it a sense of the glory of striving… if your sights are set far above the merely secure and mediocre. — David Sarnoff

Security is not the absence of danger, but the presence of God, no matter what the danger.   — Anonymous

Your real security is yourself. You know you can do it, and they can’t ever take that away from you.   — Mae West

Be like the bird that, passing on her flight while awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings.  — Victor Hugo

We spend our time searching for security and hate it when we get it.  — John Steinbeck

The one permanent emotion of the inferior man is fear — fear of the unknown, the complex, the inexplicable.   What he wants beyond everything else is safety. — H. L. Mencken

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.  — Helen Keller

It is in playing safe that we create a world of utmost insecurity. — Dag Hammarskjold

 

This is an excerpt from What to Divorce When You Are Divorcing.   Download a copy below:
What to Divorce When You are Divorcing

 

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