People You Love Will Rage Against Your Boundaries.

The people I’m closest to don’t like the new me.

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash

I’ve struggled with people-pleasing behavior my entire life. I did my best to be quiet and disappear as a child, and I felt like I was constantly trying to keep the peace, to help adults with their feelings, and to keep secrets for people. I was always going along with smoothing things over, and I…

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Articles on my mental health journey. Anxiety. Trauma. Inspiration.

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