I think about respect a lot…

Respect is not a gift.

It is our moral responsibility to give.

And each time you respect someone else, you respect yourself even more.

Because, as Robin Sharma says: The respect you give others is a dramatic reflection of the respect you give yourself.

On the corollary, if someone is not respecting you, that simply means one thing: They are not respecting you.

You may try to justify the story in your head or whatever, but if you feel something, you feel it for real. Have a conversation with them or if things don’t get better, know it is lack of respect.