Self-respect means walking away from anyone who makes you feel like you aren’t good enough, like you are only a burden, like you are inherently worthless — because you know that’s not the truth.
I’ll never forget the words you said to me. “What happened to you, you used to love me.”
I began to choose myself. That’s what happened to me.
Regardless of whether a woman is self-respecting or not, what the HELL does that have to do with how a guy, or ANYONE for that matter, treats her?
You are allowed to let people go. You are allowed to feel upset for not getting what you deserve.
Taking control of your narrative. Correcting people when they misspeak, or have incorrect assumptions about you and your life.
It takes great courage to shift from invisibility to being seen and valued. It takes great courage to be willing to lose others rather than continue to lose yourself.
One day she’ll look at you and laugh because she knew she settled and she’ll wonder why.
Love yourself enough to demand the respect you deserve from everyone else around you because you are worth it.
They do not simply wait for their turn to talk, but actually listen to others. They know they can learn something from everyone, and everything fascinates them.
Truly creative people do not take to public mediums to belittle the work of other artists. They channel that energy into creating art. If you do not like something, you move past it. This is out of mutual respect and creative energy of another artist.