Own your quirks! Do not hide from these things; use them!
As women, we’re always critiquing and picking apart our body. We constantly bash ourselves about our appearance. It’s easy to convince ourselves that we’re ugly. Here’s The ugly truth, we actually listen.
When a YouTube video by comedian Nicole Arbour came to my attention, I hadn’t even viewed it before seeing all the outrage on social media that came as a result of it.
However, when all you want is to find love, how do you stop looking for it and let it come to you? You work on loving yourself, living the life that you want to live as unencumbered by outside expectations as possible.
It’s human nature to compare ourselves to one another, but comparing ourselves to other people can make us unhappy. When you’re able to focus on what you’re doing instead of what other people are doing, you will most likely become more fulfilled.
We all have those days where we look in the mirror and just think, “who is that monster and can I put a paper bag over its head?!” But it’s ridiculous and a waste of time.
On Christmas morning, when I was 10 years old, I sat down on the couch to open my stocking, waiting for the rest of the family to wake up and join me after having their coffee. When my great-grandmother entered the room, the first thing she said to me was, “When are you going to stop getting so fat?”
When you’re traveling alone, you find yourself in extremely difficult situations without anyone else there to help you or to talk out a potential solution with. You have yourself alone as a resource.
If they ignore us, why do we find them so much more attractive?
In between pressing his lips against my skin, he says, “Not everyone gets you like I do,” but this time, it doesn’t really feel like romance. It feels a bit like a threat. My stomach tightens and I count back all the times he’s told me to relax.