Learning to stand up for myself

A pinch of Whatever

Today I took a giant leap and stood up for myself in a healthy way. I didn’t swear, I didn’t raise my voice, I didn’t make excuses, I didn’t blame the other person, I simply expressed my feelings in a clear concise manner and then stopped talking to wait for the response.

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I’ve always struggled to say no, call people out on their rudeness and plenty of other day to day cases of bullshit all to keep the peace and to keep myself surrounded by people. I have a massive fear of being rejected – by anyone. Yes I’ll own it, it is because of Mummy and Daddy childhood issues. My biological Dad was a nasty alcoholic who abused my brother and I in a array of ways until I had enough and moved out and then he just disappeared into thin air when I was 16 and then when…

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