Living Honest and Choosing Vulnerability

Or, the complexity of accepting vulnerability in the everyday.

Image from Unsplash, by Elia Pellegrini
Image from Unsplash, by Elia Pellegrini

I spent two weeks in a vulnerability hangover because I didn’t know what it was, I didn’t know enough about it, I didn’t know how to help myself out of it.

When you are taught something is true for so long, it is incredibly hard to shake it. When you are taught that something is bad, it’s incredibly hard to allow it. Vulnerability was that “something bad”.

In the spaces I spent most of my formative years in, it was so easy to know how to be.

she/her. Curious human and self-love advocate giving language to experience. I tell stories and share my opinion. @jasminejohnston___ on the gram.

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