Shame tells you that you are different.
Shame tells you that there is something fundamentally wrong with you.
Shame tells you that you have to hide so that no one knows how broken you are.
Shame tells you that no one will love you as you are.
Shame tells you that you will never be accepted for who you are.
Shame tells you that you are alone.
Shame tells you that no one could ever understand you.
Shame is a bully. Shame is a jackass. Shame is a liar. Shame is abusive.
Don’t listen to the lies it whispers into your ears.
You are good.
You are inherently worthy of love and affection because you are you.
This world has never known a you before. It will never know a you again. You have gifts and insights and truths to share that no one else in this world can do the way you can. And no one ever will.
You are needed.
Don’t hide away. Don’t hide what you feel is your ugliness from the world. Don’t hide your struggles. Don’t hide your fights. Connect. Share. Receive.
Don’t let shame hold you captive any longer. Because there is so much more to this life waiting to be discovered by you.
Live your life and find the happiness that you deserve