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Category Archives: Lovely Like Me

Throughout most of my life, I hated myself. The mirror was my enemy. I didn’t have many friends and a resounding thought was “There must be something wrong with me. People don’t like me, or want to know me.”     As a young girl, I was very close to both my parents and my […]

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  It was Thanksgiving night and I had family staying with me. I just sat in my living room numb. I did not want my younger cousin to know what happened just moments ago, while she was getting ready for bed. I felt paralyzed. I was so worried I would ruin her holiday, that I […]

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  It was at a very young age that I awoke to what we all feel deep within our core—the need to be loved and accepted. Even as I approach my late 20s, I remember the moment as if it just happened earlier today, the moment the rose gold blinders were ripped off when I […]

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