What if you peered into a fortune ball right now and saw with indisputable clarity that you were never going to meet the love of your life?
Focus. Focus. Focus. Click. Click. New focus. Change. Text. Check messages.
Self-love is an action of providing yourself with unconditional love, nurture, comfort and respect. It does not mean that we are selfish humans (not all of the time), but that we need to love ourselves fully and entirely before we can be loved by another human being.
Vision boards can be cool and I’m all about vocalizing the things you’re interested in and setting intentions. But there’s something to be said about remembering the things you HAVE accomplished. Maybe create a “Things I’m Proud Of” board too.
This is to say I am not always smooth sailing, but often choppy waves. And I have warned those who get sea sick to not voyage too far.
I had to have sex with someone in order to be passable to society, which is kind of a screwed up idea.
Because what do we, as a society, associate with “normal?” “Average?” Not the median. Not the middle-ground. But below average. Unexceptional.
We hear about it. Read about it. Sing about it. Feel about it. But do we really know anything about it?
4. When we use it to escape accountability.
I was stuck for half a decade because I refused to admit that I was gay. I knew I was, but I clung desperately to the fictitious dream that I had crafted for my life.