12 Hard Truths About Life As Told By Abby Lee Miller

There’s tough love, and then there’s Abby Lee love. She can make you or break you, and we suggest getting on her good side. Learn more hard truths from Abby Lee on Dance Moms, WEDNESDAYS 9/8c on Lifetime.

Ladies and gentlemen, the honorable Abby Lee Miller is entering the room to school us all.

Take a seat, grab a notebook, and learn how to make it in this world from the queen bee herself.

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1. Stay strong in tough situations, and don't let anyone see your weak moments.

In other words:

2. Don't be afraid to show off your skills. You're talented and you should own it.

Or as Abby Lee likes to say:

3. Observe your surroundings and use your best judgment to make the right decisions.

Or as Abby likes to put it:

4. In order to be the best, you must look your best. No exceptions.

Or as Abby Lee loves to put it:

5. If something isn't working for you, point out the weak links that are holding you down.

Observe how the pro does it:

6. Know when it's time to speak up, and know when it's time to listen.

Or as Abby Lee likes to remind us:

7. Know when you're the weakest player and work hard to improve your skills every day.

Or as Abby will tell you:

8. The only way to perfect your craft is with hard work and dedication.

In other words:

9. You have to learn and accept that you can't always be the best at everything.

Or to put it politely:

10. You must be brutally honest with people in order to get exactly what you want from them.

Case in point:

11. It's great to show interest in something, but don't let your eagerness get in the way.

Or as Abby will tell you:

12. If you're not willing to put the work in, there are a million other people who would gladly take your place.

Or as Abby Lee sums it up:

And that, ladies and gentlemen, is how it's done.

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Be sure to catch more of Abby's words of wisdom on the new season of Dance Moms, WEDNESDAYS 9/8c on Lifetime.

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