Do not worry if you are doing things correctly, it is through our own decision making ability allow us to experience and learn. What matter is we use our own power to choose what we like to do and be bounded for ever just to please other people according to what they want.
In our life, there are things that other people could not have control over us and that is to eat, breathe, and drink for us. We alone could do that for ourselves and we do not need approval of other people in order for us to enjoy that power. We are grateful for our parents by giving us this opportunity to be born in this world that we may have life of our own.
And with this life that we have, our own decision making ability accompany us to live. So do not be afraid to make decision of your own. Your Life is your own. Enjoy it Freely! learn from whatever outcome it may produce.