Your standards are the ones which you need to keep on examining. Consistently.
Are you staying true to yourself or are you letting someone else play the chess on your behalf?
Too often, it happens donned under feelings of love, regard, fear of rejection and fear of criticism. At the end of the day, we are answerable to ourselves: did we do the right thing that makes the world more elevated and makes our family and loved ones happier, or are we simply losing ourselves in pursuit of a standard and a false acceptance that will go away soon?