To take the hit: To cope with something unpleasant with out complaining – to endure a period of mental, physical or emotional hardship without complaint.
Taking the hit for someone else is viewed by our society as a positive value. Remember the Rocky Balboa quote about taking the hits? more Rocky
But the cost to the individual can be high.
DANCE WITH IT! EXPERIENTIAL APPS
An opportunity to experiment with some fun ideas...
Should you take the hit? To decide answer the following questions:
Who are you doing this for?
What do you expect to achieve by covering for someone else?
Are you trying to live up to an image?
Do you really believe in this or are you trying to please someone else?
How will you feel tomorrow? A week from now? Next year?
We don’t want to be creating new internal resentments, so it’s important to be really clear about why you are allowing yourself to take the hit!
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