Once my secret was told, she surprised me by saying, “Me too.” And then we wept together. … More Ending your too-long struggle with secrecy and shame: tell your hard story to break the heavy bonds of self-imposed silence and finally begin to heal fully.
After many hard, lengthy, tearful conversations and the eventual downgrading of our friendship, she pleaded with me, ‘Why couldn’t you have just let me go?’ … More What’s the best way to end a friendship? Asking for a friend.
She’s grit. She’s light. She’s wild at heart. She’s oh no she di-int. She’s just watch me. She’s even though. She’s anyway. … More Want to know how to belong even when you don’t fit in? Watch how she does it.
At six-years-old, if I possibly could have, I would have told myself, “Tell someone!” … More I Could Not Save Myself, But I Can Tell My Hard Truths Now In Hopes of Saving Her
Who can say how I got started? I told one lie and then another and it just snowballed from there.