YES! I think about this all the time when parents come into the store with their kids... the kids are saying "Mom! Mom!" and Mom just keeps browsing, ignoring them completely or muttering "mmhmm" whenever the child says something. I want to say, "Listen to your kid! They are starving for your attention!" Drives me nuts.
Sometimes walking away has nothing to do with weakness and everything to do with strength. We walk away not because we want others to realize our worth and value, but because we finally realize our own.
There is good reason why you should wake each morning and mindfully consider what and who you will give your day to. Because unlike other things in life – love, money, respect, good health, hope, opportunities, and many more – time is the one thing you can never get back once it’s gone. - via: http://www.marcandangel.com/2014/03/02/40-regrets-you-dont-want-to-have-in-40-years/