ThursdayThinks: Words to Romanticize Instead of Tragic

When I was in my teens I always thought “tragic” was such a glamorous word. There was something about pain that was so beautiful, so comfortable to me. But, reflecting on those years, I see now that it is only because it was the only world I knew. Tragic HAD to be beautiful, because otherwise…

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Reaching Out vs. Attention Seeking

As someone who previously felt shame in asking for help, I have a lot of experience in this area. I used to think that if I couldn’t conquer something on my own, I was a failure. And not even just day to day tasks. In fact, I would internalize my emotional problems to the point…

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