More ideas from Rachel
So true...

Sometimes when I say “I’m okay”, I want someone to look me in the eyes, hug me tight, and say, “I know you’re not.” I just need to take a deep breath and take one step at a time.

hplyrikz: “Have you ever sacrificed so much for one person? Just to see them happy even if you’re hurting on the inside? Then they just leave like nothing happened, like all those years you spent.

sad . . . again

"And I'm sad." – It's okay to feel sad. Any feeling is okay. So long as we accept it and become still to hear what it's trying to tell us about our poorly nurtured needs.