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Stop being Afraid of Happiness

Photo by Gabby Orcutt on Unsplash

I used to be afraid to let myself be happy. I was so used to everything in my life being shrouded in darkness that I let the dark become my comfort zone. It seemed as though every time I allowed myself to get excited about one thing, something else in my life would unravel. In order to avoid disappointment, I had stopped letting myself experience joy. Looking back, that’s such a heartbreaking way to live. I am sad for the girl I used…

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