"man is nothing else but what he purposes, he exists only in so far as he realises himself, he is therefore nothing else but the sum of his actions, nothing else but what his life is." by jean-paul sartre, existentialism is a humanism.
I was raised by this saying. Never let anyone who can't even support their own family and lies about heir own life events to trthemselves feel better about their own pathetic life tell you anything about yourself or your family.
I am thankful for my struggle because without it I wouldn't have stumbled across my strength. I am thankful, struggling, and it's so hard, but thankful, and will continue to struggle till I get to where I'm going.