I am not afraid to speak my mind and sometimes my mind is not what you expect. My mind is the raw thoughts that most are afraid to say.
She has a million reasons to give up — on love, on her career, on herself — but she keeps going. She keeps hoping. She keeps believing that things are going to get better.
We were taught to love hard. We were taught to feel hard and to believe in people, no matter their past mistakes. We grew up trusting and falling and loving, and we grew up to believe that love was real.
When you have a strong mother, you respect yourself. You don’t let anyone talk down to you. You don’t let anyone walk over you.
Even though she looks strong, even though she is strong, her fears won’t leave her alone. They follow her home every night, into her bedroom, into her dreams.
One of the most complicated combination of feelings is being both tough and sensitive. You’ve been through so much and are pretty strong, but it doesn’t take much for you to worry or be upset over something someone did or said.
He’s the one who can’t see what’s right in front of him – someone who’s ready and willing to give him all the love he doesn’t deserve to have.
Because of her, I see that my body is a magnificent creation – one that should be loved, respected and cherished.
Yes, you can carry your burdens alone. But you don’t have to.
I know you’re capable of leaving. I know you’re capable of realizing that you deserve so much better.