“You’re too much” are words intended to make turn the powerful into the powerless, words intended to lessen your worth, words intended to control you, to shrink you.
Let it burn, child, and let it burn brightly.
When the world around me is heavy, I must seek my guiding light, for that is my best companion in my personal search for divine truth.
In your current environment, you are giving all of your energy, love, and compassion without reciprocation. And while that is admirable, it is unsustainable.
From innocence came destruction, but in that destruction was a period of renewal I never knew I needed.
Sitting on the couch while savoring my morning coffee, I caught myself smiling.
I’m not a mom. I’m not a parent. And I have a whole world telling me I’m inferior because of it.
The most perfect life is a present one.
Once something useful becomes too inconvenient, we dispose. A napkin, a car, a goal, a relationship—we bid goodbye at the first sign that we must give up comfort to continue with the attachment.
Happily ever after didn’t turn out so happy for you. While your friends were falling in love, you were falling apart.