We all have a deep need to be seen, heard, felt, loved and understood. If we are met instead with contempt, criticism or judgment, our sense of belonging is rocked and we may start to recoil and feel threatened. Yet even when people use their words to label and limit us we do indeed still have a choice. We do not have to take on their words. We can choose to wear them or not. It is not other people that get to dictate our Truth, unless we let them. When we stay connected to who we know we are deep down, sticks and stones will break our bones, but words will never hurt us.
You do not have to wear their words
You’re not the names they called you
You aren’t the judgments that you heard
Don’t let their bullshit fool you
The box they try to…
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