Ever experienced something like this?
You: “Mom, you should read this book. It’s totally life-changing. It’ll help you be happier and less negative and judgmental.”
Your Mom: “Who the heck says I’m negative and judgmental?! Maybe if you listened to me more and actually did something useful with your life…”
When you find yourself growing by leaps and bounds after discovering self-help, it’s natural to feel an urge to share it with everyone — especially people you think could really use it.
But as you may have discovered, spreading the good word ain’t always welcomed.
In fact, sharing anything in the realm of personal development can spark fights and cause some major relationship problems.