“When I loved myself enough, I began leaving whatever wasn’t healthy. This meant people, jobs, my own beliefs and habits - anything that kept me small. My judgement called it disloyal. Now I see it as self-loving.”
– Kim McMillen (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)
I needed this.
i’m a person who often wants physical affection but is also very uncomfortable and particular about physical contact.
Ugh. This is my life.
“Just because your pain is understandable, doesn’t mean your behavior is acceptable.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience (via derikisu)
Keep this one in your back pocket for the next time someone acts like an ass and then tells you they’ve been through a lot of stuff. Respectful and yet still firmly keeping respect for yourself.