The Psychopath Free Pledge: I will never beg or plead for someone else again. Any man or woman who brings me to that level is not worth my heart. I will never tolerate criticisms about my body, age, weight, job, or any other insecurities I might.
Sometimes closure looks differently than we imagine it. Sometimes we don't get all of the answer we're seeking. Sometimes it's not wrapped in a pretty bow with two people who amicably say "this is for the better.
It's hard for me to love myself when my own mother despises me. It's difficult to comprehend how a mother can choose to hurt her offspring rather than love us. This fact makes learning to love myself the hardest thing I've ever done.