This is something that I have to continue to remember. It’s a constant lesson for me in regards to self acceptance. My entire life has been wrapped up in:
“You have too much energy.”
“You are too loud.” ( The ironic part, is hearing that sentence during a time that I was being yelled that.)
“You are too high maintenance.”
“You are overwhelming.”
“I can’t deal with your electric personality.” (yes, someone actually said that to me.)
I’m not sure there has been a time in my life that I have been allowed to be me. That’s kind of a lonely place to be. But it is what it is. I can either sit around and feel sorry for myself or I can stay busy living.
It’s certainly caused me to reevaluate who I choose to have around me. I am much more selective in regards to those who I let in these days.
My people are out there. I just need to find them.