”Learning to love and accept yourself for who you are is not an easy thing to do. But at the end of the day I must love myself before anyone else can love me. Learning how to do this was hard, but it has made all the difference.”
People thought I was a dirty skank? Fine. I’d be the dirtiest skank they’ve ever seen.
When I first realized this I felt an intense relief. This realization allowed me to actually become a better person. It gave me the strength to embrace my flaws and learn from my mistakes. The pressure melted away. I wouldn’t have been able to start examining my mistakes if I felt like I had to be perfect. Once I found out it was okay to be imperfect, everything changed for the better.