I was a shy kid, an awkward teenager, an under confident young man, and now, at 46 years old, I'm the happiest I've ever been. Why? Because I've found the confidence to express myself, to achieve my potential as a human being, to taste self-actualisation, to break free from stifling negativity, to share time and space with good people, and to choose life-enriching experiences over materialism and societal expectations. Life is not easy, it's not supposed to be. You are going to
Be proud to be you. Give yourself the permission to be who you are & to not like everyone or everything i.e. You are Not Everyones Cup of Tea. I was once told that for every 15 people, you meet, 1 will gel immediately, 2 will make good acquaintances, 10 will be pleasant but not friends, and 2 will simply not like you, full stop i.e. they are simply not your cup of tea!!
I experienced the "no big deal, dying inside" just tonight. Not sure if I can deal with someone who's emotionally stunted, doesn't know how to open up. I'm way too emotional, feel everything. I want to talk about and share my feelings; it makes me feel alive. That's not a bad thing, is it?