I was disappointed so many times while growing up to where I had to teach myself to bottle up my emotions and keep them to myself. Majority of my childhood, no one was there to listen and when someone was around, they weren’t worried about my emotions. I always felt like, “Who cares anyway?” but the real question is, “What did my childhood have to do with you?”
I do not know what worries wake you out of your sleep or even stop you from sleeping. I am not sure which project you have been working on for years or which dream you have dedicated yourself to. I do not know how you deal with disappointment, failure, and negative or no feedback. What I do know is that both you and I are blessed, right at this moment. We are blessed to take another breath. We are blessed to see another day. We are blessed to get the opportunity to try again.
Many of us do not recognize or distinguish the signs of emotional domestic violence because society has convinced us that a number of toxic and irrational traits are normal within a relationship. We often see quotes that indicate that “love hurts” or refer to partners as “ride or die”, which inevitably invites for malicious patterns and core values. These notions also make it extremely difficulty for a victim to move on and away from a toxic individual.
I’m not your regular woman or man, I’m better. I’m extraordinary. I’m different. I’m too amazing to let this world or any other secondary actor play my part or tell me how to play my part. I’m not in control of events, but I’m in control of me and how I react to them. My movie will be 5-star. You will talk about it. You will learn from it and you will be inspired.
I have found myself in various stages in life. I have felt lonely or too crowded mentally and physically. I have been poor to the core and I have been financially steady. I have been hopeless. I have felt helpless. I have felt inadequate and I have felt overly desired…