It’s too late to pretend that I’m cool or dignified about any of this – but maybe someone else can be.
Being honorable sometimes means helping others, but it also means detaching with compassion if the other person does not want to be helped.
You have to be able to live with just yourself as company, otherwise your fear of being alone will drive you mad.
Street harassment is a common occurrence. It happens to everyone, for the same reason – because harassers decide they want to make you feel scared and little. I didn’t cause it, I can’t control it, I can’t change it.
You only get one life. Are you seriously going to wait for the stars to align to go for the things that you want? Do you think you’ll live forever?
The only person who can control me is myself – asking that of anybody else is an impossible task. It would grind any person to dust.
Think about this, the next time someone sees you being abused, and tells you to just take it.
Therapy is for self-absorbed special snowflakes looking for someone to stroke their ego.
Putting things off that can be done in three minutes is unacceptable
Full disclosure: I write poetry and share it on Instagram. I’m not even going to pretend that I’m impartial on this topic.