Reminding myself, and you out there…Must re-read over and over if necessary 🙂
… Is that you are perfectly within your right to be human.
What I mean by that is that you don’t have to be perfect. You don’t have to be a model survivor. You don’t have to be steadfast and move forward at a designated pace towards progress and healing. You don’t have to remain calm and dignified, your tears don’t have to be the clear, magnificent kind which miraculously fail to swell up and redden your eyes and leave trails on your cheeks. You can scream, you can wail, you can feel the urge to punch something, to declare how unfair it all is, how you can’t do it, how you feel scared and alone. You don’t have to be ashamed to ask for help or reassurance, you don’t always have to depend solely on the power within to help see yourself as someone strong, beautiful, and worth loving…
View original post 121 more words