12. They don’t put a hold on your life
I once saw a therapist who said my tattoos are an ugly way of trying to make myself special, and that they remind him of the iron stamps put on cows. While I was about to burst into tears, I stood up, kept myself composed, told him he’s an embarrassment to his profession and elegantly left.
She’ll have days when she’ll find it hard to get out of bed. Make her a good meal. Make sure she stays hydrated.
5. You contradict yourself quite often
I promise, in the darkest hours, I will be the one holding your hand through therapy, medication and recovery with the same courage you put in the world when you’ve opened your heart to light.
12. You fish for compliments (and feel awful if you don’t get them).
Acceptance, because the most important people in my life are extremely different characters (but this hasn’t stopped me from sending equal amounts of love their way).
No one will ever be able to feel the exact same thing you are feeling. The way each and every person responds to pain is unique
This is not about your country or my country. It’s not about us and them. This is a time for thorough meditation and thoughtful action towards progressive change for the better.
If you’re experiencing the same feelings as I am, know that your friends will not forget you. Chances are, they miss you and their homes as much as you miss them.