There was no other way to say it: I was conditioned to believe that I was only beautiful, only worth talking to, only worth dating or hiring, if I was painted and created.
Life is personal. Your experiences are yours. You can share them with people as much as you want, but hold them sacred to your heart knowing they will never mean as much to anyone else as they do to you.
This will end, things will change again, and we will have different problems to worry about.