Daily Prompt: Daring

Daring can be seen as a relative concept. What counts as daring often depends very much on what is considered to be the conventional familial, societal or cultural norm in any given situation – and for some, simply breaking with that convention, however tame the deviation may seem to others outside of that framework, can become daring by default rather than by deliberate design.

Daring to be different can take a lot of courage in the face of an expectation of cultural compliance – it is not always done noisily and noticably, but often with the quiet defiance borne of an innate need to be true to yourself at all costs. Sadly, living a life being constantly misunderstood and misrepresented by those people closest to us is the heavy price we pay for simply daring to be ourselves…

Daily Prompt: Daring

 

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