“If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your…
John Castle
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Indeed. I can’t blame the world around me for convincing me that my body was hideous by creating unrealistic ideals and reinforcing it every day of my childhood…

Oh wait, I can a little, but my happiness depends on shedding those thoughts and releasing myself from the mental bondage I unwittingly stepped into. Yes, I know. I’ve worked on so many things, and I continue to work on this, I just hoped my honesty might help others start that work too.