How many times do we need to ask for permission to realize we are the only ones stopping ourselves?

Sometimes, a part of me wants to hear the “no” to have an excuse.

Sometimes, a part of me wants someone else to take on the burden asking at all.

Sometimes, a part of me wants to hear “yes” to feel that my desires are valid.

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I write everyday because it allows me to voice what is at the surface. Once that is out of my head, I can dig in another layer deeper. My daily writing practice has been my greatest exploration of self and humanity. Sign up here to receive these thought nuggets in your inbox on the daily.