For my entire life, I have struggled with aspects of me:
I am not perfect.
I am whiny. dramatic. high maintenance.
I am not worthy of being loved or liked, just for me.
If I don’t make another person happy, that person will leave me.
Even though I have always considered myself a sunny and positive person–and even though most people who know me would probably describe me as an optimist, internally I have always believed these things about myself. Some of these beliefs are so entrenched in my own self thought, that I did not even realize I felt this way. It just was. Continue reading