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It must be exhausting to feel as if your worth comes from winnowing yourself down to other people’s opinions of who you should be.
I never asked for your approval. I am not a destination for your insecurities. I am a human being: born with a heart, two lungs, and no shame.
Shame is interrupted joy.
Your wound is my garden, I have found life here in the places you left for dead. Let’s bloom together.
Your thoughts aren’t about what I look like, they’re about what you feel like. There’s a difference.
Hatred is love that has lost its way.
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