"You Will Find ..."

“You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy. So let them go, let go of them. I tie no weights to my ankles.” -C. Joybell C.

Life after abuse doesn’t make pain go away. There’re always questions about why a person did this, why it happened to you, why are you still experiencing emotional pain…The truth is the emotional aspects of a traumatic childhood never go away, but in order to move on, we must lose our sense of revenge and hatred.

It’s such a difficult thing to do, to let go of such awful abuse, but it’s how we can better our lives. The greatest thing you can do for yourself is tell yourself every day, to a mirror, in a journal, in your head before you go to sleep: “It’s not my fault.  I did nothing wrong. I will accomplish my dreams by working hard and overcoming my past”.

Always love yourself, more than you hate somebody else, don’t let the term “disadvantaged youth” control your life.  Show the world you can do it, no matter the obstacles you’ll need to overcome on the way.