Life will consistently test you and present you with moments where you have no control, leading you to ask yourself, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?
As a stepmom you might be put into uncomfortable situations. You may have to endure school events, sports events, and other functions in which you will encounter the ex-wife or their family. This could lead to feelings of stress and anxiety. You may endure disrespectful communications. You may endure attacks or venom spewed at you or your partner. This could lead to feelings of anger and resentment. You may also encounter situations where you are left baffled and you ask yourself, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?
You might spend time trying to figure out the motives of others. You may ask yourself why someone would do such a thing or what the intention is behind their behavior. You may observe the behavior of others on social media attempting to gain some insight or information. This can become somewhat of an obsession. You may try to find some logic in situations that are illogical.
It’s important to recognize you have no say or control in how other people manage their behavior and handle themselves. When strange behavior is observed, it’s best to chalk it up to a WTF moment. Instead of racking your brain with the peculiar behavior of others and trying to find some logic in the bizzarity, move on and utilize your energy elsewhere. You are better off spending that energy on you and what matters most in your life.
There will always be scenarios where people act in ways we will never understand. The good news is, we don’t have to. Commit to spending less time analyzing the behavior of others and more time looking inside yourself.
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot moments will always occur, but how you react to them, is what matters.
-The Handling WTF Moments Stepmom
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