Maybe Your 2018 Plot Twist Is Owning Your Self-Worth

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As the year is nearing its closing chapter, we’re so focused on wanting that plot twist before the clock strikes midnight on December 31st. We all have had a rough year and we so desperately want a defining moment that counteracts all the heartbreaks and all the anxiety we’ve gone through this 2018.

But maybe your plot twist doesn’t have to be a relationship. Maybe your plot twist isn’t going to be some boy telling you that he adores you.

Maybe your plot twist is owning your confidence and your self-worth all along.

Maybe it’s loving yourself in the most healthy manner that you become the person you’ve always wanted to be.

Maybe it’s going through the worst breakup you could ever imagine and coming out so much stronger than you ever thought possible.

Maybe it’s loving yourself enough to walk away from toxic people that you know are just going to make you lose the fire inside you.

Maybe it’s walking away from a boy you really want to be with but he doesn’t respect you enough and you choose to walk away knowing that the right person is just around the corner.

Maybe it’s choosing to be around people that inspire and motivate you instead of being around people that just constantly drain the life out of you.

Maybe it’s the courage to finally be someone you can be proud of and knowing what you want for yourself, deep down.

Maybe your plot twist isn’t necessarily centered on a relationship with someone else. This year has been rough, maybe it has even been one of the worst possible years you’ve gone through. But you survived, didn’t you? You’re still here and you’re so much stronger than when this year ever started. Maybe this 2018, you went through a breakup from a toxic relationship or maybe you felt lost as to what your purpose is in this life. Maybe this year, you found out that your parents’ marriage is flawed and broken and maybe you’ve been having so much panic attacks lately and you can’t breathe. Whatever it is that 2018 gave you, I’m here to tell you that everything is going to work out somehow in the end.

Maybe your plot twist isn’t a relationship because you’ve always been so focused on giving what you can to other people, you forget that you deserve love too.

Maybe the perfect plot twist you needed is just being empowered in loving yourself that you shut off all the voices telling you that you’re not enough because you know deep down, you’re more than enough. And that is exactly how you intend to start the new year. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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