Maybe no one told you this often enough, but it is okay to be sad. It’s all right to feel things to a point that makes you want to clench your fists tight. It’s fine to be angry.
These emotions are visitors to the vessel that I am, and I love them, and feel them.
You’re ‘expected’ to swallow the hurt and the pain with a smile.
Take away our sensitivity and you take away our empathy, our ability to be with others. Take away our sensitivity and a sunset is merely just another sunset. Take away our sensitivity and connection loses its meaning for us.
Let me feel the pain, because it’s there, and pretending it’s not makes it far worse. Let me mourn the loss of the things I can’t do right now. Let me be frustrated. Let me cry about it.
Most people aren’t willing to feel difficult emotions on a regular basis. However, if you’re willing to disregard how you feel in the moment, you’ll have access to a world of opportunity unavailable to 99% of the population.
Altschmerz: The strange fear of running out of things to think about. Wondering whether you’ll always ponder over the same issues, same anxieties, same problems, leaving you bored and tired.
They are in relationships with the most sensitive, emotional, and passionate people out there.
Your emotional baggage makes you stronger, not weaker. It is frustrating and complicated, but it means you know what it is like and have the capacity to love.
When you make the choice not to fight the currents of your feelings you allow them to take you where they need to and moving forward becomes a gentler process. Remember always to move at your own pace.