Success has to be an inside job. Happiness does not come from external material things. Even people don't make us ultimately happy. It's how we choose to deal with those things that happen in our lives that matters.
Ashton jumped in and said, 'I want you to know that I don't take coming into children's lives lightly'. That was within the first couple of weeks of our relationship, before he had met the girls. they are my priority and I've always be sensitive to their feelings, but as the parent you can't allow your children to dictate what's right for you.
Like many people, I think I'm my own worst critic. And I think I take a lot out in an internally abusive way, looking at how I measure up, which usually was never enough. I never, never was as good as someone else.
Talk about meeting your soul mate ... I truly feel I have been given that gift. And believe me, I wasn't some lightweight package. I'm, like, the package that didn't just come with luggage - I had trunks.