I grew up in a family marked by addiction, narcissism, and abandonment. Because of this, and other things, I left my childhood with the firm belief that everything about me was wrong. My thoughts were wrong. My hobbies were wrong. My frizzy hair was wrong. Everything I said was wrong. Everything I felt was wrong.
I wanted to be a writer, but I couldn’t write because that meant putting all my wrong-ness on a page and that hurt too much. Instead, I spent a decade sitting on a barstool numbing out.
When I got sober I spent the first three years recovering my sanity, and then these last 7 years recovering my creativity. My creative journey has been a deep healing from the belief that everything about me is wrong, because each word I write is defying that old belief and saying instead: “Being right or wrong isn’t even a thing. This is about being YOU without apology.”Read more...
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