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I don’t know if it’s related, but suddenly, at the age of 32, I started feeling very self-conscious, after a lifetime of never feeling self-conscious. It feels pretty awful. And mysterious. I can’t figure how or why it happened. I’m still trying to figure it out. Maybe there are times in life when we see ourselves, suddenly, and we don’t look like what we remembered. And it’s confusing and sad somehow. And like that other person said, we have to mourn something for a time. I trust that we will shake it off soon though, when spring comes and things are warmer and brighter perhaps, and we can find a new love in who we are. Thanks for sharing.

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