I spent a lifetime going against my nature.
I’ve also been the quiet yet strongly independent type.
I knew my true nature but spent a lot of time wondering what was “wrong” with me. I wanted to live my life my way and think the way I wanted to think, but I also wanted people to like me. I wouldn’t admit that I needed acknowledgment or support though.
Do you see the disconnect?
I wasn’t living in my true nature. I was forcing myself to be what I was not because I thought I needed the security of acceptance.
I forced myself in relationships, friendships [...]