Writing & Expression
I learned grief doesn’t just go away, I learned that grief Is natural and it has to be managed carefully and accepted as a part of your life.
And yes, you probably don’t always give me what I asked for, but that’s because you’ve given me so much more. You, have given me so much of You.
Anything forced will always be temporary and anyone who diminishes your self-worth will never be the person who brings out the best in you.
The problem with believing I ‘had it under control’ is that inevitably, my eating disorder began to control me. ‘Thinner’ is never-ending, and never, ever enough.
Because people love you but they love themselves more. They care more about their image. They care more about their reputation and they’ll do whatever it takes to protect it even if it means throwing you under the bus.
If confidence is knowing your strength, humility is an awareness of one’s own weaknesses.
Forgive yourself for the times you wanted someone more than they wanted you.
Detach from a need for “peace” at all costs. Detach from the need to be liked, understood and approved of. It is through addressing those childhood fears that we can dissolve the paralysis we may feel in the face of so many current challenges.
Everything happens for a reason. You maybe hurt by someone but that was planned for you to realize your worth, for you to let him go, for you to learn.
Because let’s be honest: liking a picture or watching a story doesn’t require much effort, it’s pretty damn simple and it takes less than a second.