“We are the protectors of our soul.” ~ mozayik “the souls’ poet”
I am getting the lesson. I am waking up to what the universe has been teaching me through the circumstances of my life. It is okay to say, “You hurt me and it is not okay.” In the past I was the one that forgave quickly and tried to empathize with the person being abusive to me in some way.
I made excuses for them but quietly resented that they did not automatically know how something said or done had affected me. I did not hold them accountable by telling them how I felt. I gave them free reign to disrespect and invalidate my feelings.
I have gone out of my way to advocate and defend the rights of others but when it came to standing up for myself I would give up and give in. It was as if my feelings did not matter or I somehow deserved to…
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