Commitment Is An Act Not A Word

Commitment Is An Act Not A Word. Jean-Paul Sartre

Commitment is an act not a word. Jean-Paul Sartre Become Committed. To be committed you must have a strong desire. An ability to make and kep commitments improves results drastically. If you want high performance, great results, then commitment can be life changing.

What does the word commitment suggest? It usually evokes a strong sense of intention and focus. It typically is accompanied by a statement of purpose or a plan of action. Very often, we utilize this word in regard to proclamations we may make about the seriousness of our relationships. For example, “I’m in a committed relationship,” or “ I’m completely committed to this relationship.” In such circumstances, what exactly are we saying? We take it for granted that the word or the expression means the same thing to all of us. I can assure you that it doesn’t.commitment-is-an-act-not-a-word

These offerings of relationship commitments are typically statements about behavior or proposed outcomes. For example, “I’m committed to you” suggests that I may not be seeking another relationship or that I’m going to be monogamous. The institution of marriage is most identified with the pledge of commitment. It is an undertaking of legal vows to substantiate our pledge to fidelity, if not continued love. However, statistics reveal that even when we formalize our commitments through marriage, there is as much likelihood of failure as success. After all, more than half of marriages experience infidelity and we’re all aware of the divorce rate. So if our most honored commitments aren’t kept perhaps we need to understand why that is so…

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