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“Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let the pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place”

― Iain Thomas, I Wrote This For You

Scars

I’ve learned to love my scars. No matter what they were from or how I got them. I’ve learned how to forgive myself for all my scars. Emotional or physical. I’ve learned that it’s tough to stay strong. But I did and look I’m still here. I’ve learned to appreciate my scars. They are proof […]

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Be Beautiful, Be You

In life a hard pill everyone needs to learn how to swallow is there is always going to be someone better than you or smarter than you or prettier than you or more fit than you. I was given this truth by my roommate who learned it from her father. There’s this beautiful realization that […]

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Guest Writer – Yancey(smilewithme.wordpress.com)

Hello, how are you? Smiling? Well? Growing? How about all of the above! Take a moment and search your heart, are you at peace with you? Are you comfortable with who you are right now? Don’t answer, reflect, think, keep growing. Keep working on being that person you are working, and striving to be. At […]

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Keep Your Head Up

It’s okay to have off days. It’s okay to allow yourself to be sad sometimes and feel your emotions as they come. You can’t force happiness all the time.  Somedays it’s going to rain and it’s better to just let it. Rain is what comes before the rainbow. With that being said you can’t wallow […]

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My Final Letter To You

It’s already After Dark, and you’re most likely Dreamin Now that we are once again World’s Apart, I finally have to Break the Silence And you have most likely buried my memory deep under December’s first heavy snow fall. At first feelings that I’ve never felt before Rushed Over Me and I felt helpless like […]

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You Glow Different

You glow different when you’re happy and healthy but that doesn’t mean your partner was the sole problem in your unhealthy relationship. A relationship is made or broken by two people, I don’t agree just because you glow after  breakup you weren’t a problem. Maybe no actually probably you weren’t the main problem but both […]

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Traumas

Traumas are very real and very powerful. The imprint traumatic experiences leave on a person’s life will vary and is unique. Different people process different negative or tragic events that will occur to them throughout their life at different speeds and in varying degrees of intensity. You, and you alone, internally are the healer and […]

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The Start of Establishing and Enforcing Boundaries

I’ve always been like people’s stepping stool or doormat. I’m too nice so people think “wow it’d be so easy to just take advantage of her.” Instead of appreciating my kindness they want to take it a step farther and just try to manipulate me. I’ve had so many people that I just allowed to […]

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My story: why/ how I lost my virginity

Video transcript: Me, coming to college an innocent, naive Virgin (planning to save it until marriage)Goes to frat party sober with a new sorority sister & meets a sober older brother.He asked for my number & we started texting & became friends.He was looking at new PCs so he asked if I’d show him mine […]

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What I want In My Future Relationship

I want a best friend that we share a lot of things in common and share a love of music. I, also, want us to be able to go and do our own things as well. I don’t want to be glued together 24/7, I want each of us to have time with our friends. […]

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