A path without peaks, valleys, winding roads, or without starts and stops that require you to pivot isn’t a life worth living. Indirect and crooked paths that require us to deviate from our projected paths solidify our mental fortitude and increase our stamina, self-confidence, and self-love.
Broken and battered. Trying to pull myself out of this slump, this depression. Feeling so much anger, hatred and a thousand and one unnamable emotions towards the people who stole my innocence. Shame in myself over crying over spilled milk, surprised that the actions of others still have the ability to affect me.