Tears weren’t something that fell often in my house. This means that while growing up, I didn’t see vulnerability often. The only time I ever saw my mom cry was when her mom died, and I couldn’t have been older than seven years old. Likewise, I’ve never seen my dad cry in my entire life until date. I often wish I was in a household where we all cried while watching Titanic and talked about our feelings over dinner. In some ways, I feel it would have made me a better communicator and more comfortable with vulnerability. As an adult,...
Recently, I’ve been marveling at the number of enhanced bodies I’m seeing and how normalized it is. I remember when plastic surgery was a taboo and seemed to be exclusive to the rich and famous. Nowadays, it’s far more mainstream and I’m not sure whether that’s a good or bad thing. I know that everyone is living their best life, but are these people going under the knife truly happy, or are they just looking for a quick fix for low self-esteem? You may have clicked on this article because you’re struggling with low-self esteem or thinking about going under the...
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