I deserve better. Not from anyone else, but from myself.
The truth is that you are in charge of building the future you deserve. You can begin today, right in this moment.
My brand of strength is nothing more than a coping mechanism, a way to survive. I rise above the sadness by smothering it with shame, but it’s always there, growing with every disappointment and heartbreak.
Sometimes it feels like it would be easier if you never met them at all.
It’s three a.m. and all I want to do is sleep. I told myself, tonight will be different. Tonight I will not lie awake until the wee hours of the morning distracting myself until I finally, eventually, exhaust my mind and spirit enough to drift into a weary slumber, tears paving painful trails down my... Continue Reading →