1: the action of obligating oneself to a course of action (as by a promise or vow)
2a : something (as a formal contract, a promise, or the demands of conscience or custom) that obligates one to a course of action
b : a debt security (as a mortgage or corporate bond)
c : a commitment (as by a government) to pay a particular sum of money; also : an amount owed under such an obligation <unable to meet its obligations, the company went into bankruptcy>
3a : a condition or feeling of being obligated
b : a debt of gratitude
How is it with you?
1. Who are the people and what are the situations where you’ve noticed yourself taking on obligations you don’t really stand behind?
2. How do you recognize that it’s a commitment you resent or feel uncomfortable with?
3. What would be the worst thing that would happen if you would say „no“ to unwanted obligations more often.
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