I think every 20 something should read this; such beautiful writing. Society would like us all to be ‘perfect’ and it is just not how reality is. Everybody has there ups and downs, some people’s downs are bigger than others, but we all have our journey to fulfill and we are all faced with fears to overcome in all shapes and sizes.
“You are beautiful right now. I don’t care about your shape or your hair or your personal hygiene habits. Right this minute you are gorgeous.” – this is a beautiful sentiment and something we should all learn to truly believe however young or old.
It is too easy to get caught up in the process, sometimes, of what we do. We forget why we started in the first place. This letter, from Sarah, arrived for us one day, and we all wondered what we might have to say to someone who was so earnestly seeking advice.
Quite a bit, it turns out. Today, we will hear from Michelle, who wrapped her arms around it in the way that only she can.
Thanks, Sarah.For reminding us.
I’m Sarah. I’m 23. And I was wondering if you could help me answer a few questions.
Some background: I’m working on recovering from the frighteningly non-unique mess that is childhood sexual abuse followed by self harm. And I want to be beautiful, and strong, and kind. But stereotypically, early to mid 20 something’s are kind of the opposite of all of those things. I don’t want to suck…
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