When you love yourself, you are giving yourself the chance to accept the love people give you. You realize that you do deserve the kind of love you try to give everyone else.
Falsehoods about parents always being loving and having our best interests at heart simply do not cut it when it comes to manipulative, toxic and abusive parents.
I want to be seen. But I never want to be defined.
Leave all that breaks your heart.
According to Google, self love is the feeling of excessive pride. Oh Google!! How could you be so wrong!
It’s not endearing or romantic to depend solely on someone else. Just as it isn’t a testament to your strength if you force yourself to be alone by denying your emotions. You have to find a balance.
You have to fall in love with yourself, first and foremost. You need to be whole on your own. Don’t purposely leave yourself incomplete, naively believing that someone else is meant to fill in your blank spaces.
If you’re looking for someone to complete you and make you happy but are unable to do so for yourself, you will likely spend an eternity trying to fit square pegs into the round holes of your life.