Face to face with self – Day#1
Just as important is that you need to recognize that this version of her you have in your mind right now doesn’t actually exist. You’ve put her on this pedestal and, in a way, invalidated her humanity. You’ve created this supernatural being in the place of a woman who farts, stubs her toe and gets zits, just like you do.
The world is moving fast, and none is keeping up. So we blame and beat up ourselves and lose self-respect in the process.
Ageism is one of the accepted faces of everyday misogyny.
Other human beings can help you see yourself more clearly.
Flaws show the beauty and content of our character.
Beauty is an inside job.
Unlike ordinary shame, “internalized shame” hangs around and alters our self-image.
My quest for custom clothing has been a quest for the unattainable.
It’s who we are on the inside that counts.
A signal that you do not feel good about yourself is often when you stop focusing on yourself or avoid expressing yourself in order to keep others happy.
There is no one kind of man. There is no one kind of trans-man. And every story matters.
Men cling to bachelorhood as a defining chapter of their lives, but becoming a husband and father is much more personally defining than being single could ever be, writes Ryan W. Bradley.
Your human potential is unbounded, it does not need a particular status of your body to fulfill its desires
Why am I holding onto this weight like a shield? Maybe that is it. It’s a shield. A way to protect myself and come up with excuses.
When a body my size begins moving in a direction, it tends to stay moving in that direction.