You don’t feel “obligated” to do it.
You can’t live to the fullest when you say ‘yes’ to others but what you really mean is ‘no.’ Do something because you want to, not because you think you have to.
Stop seeking validation from other people. Your worth is not, and never will be in this life, based on what others think about you.
I can’t stop comparing myself. It’s becoming an unbreakable and toxic habit that has led to the death of my confidence.
I wish I knew beforehand just how many people were going to be in the exact same position as I was when I got to Cornell.
“She thought she was underwater so she started to hold her breath and wouldn’t wake up.”
Now, if you’re a woman and recall back to what it was like to be an awkward teen with a just as awkward “partner,” you know just how passionate a fingering by a 14 year old can be.
Our teen years are spent in high school where people will give you cold hard crap regardless of who you are.