A quick doodles that sum up my feelings these past few weeks.
When i was in junior high towards university life, i was very skinny and super tall, with lots of acnes all over my face. I was mocked by lots of different people from the closest to strangers. I admit i was sensitive too (imagine if you kept hearing negative comments all the time, you'll get a little bit of temper)
A psychologist once said to me, the tendency of getting bullied is higher when you are in another spectrum (eg. Too tall, or too short, too ugly or to pretty, too poor or too rich). Either way, people will start talking about you because you are different from them.
At first it was just physical quality, then i tried to compromise by being super diligent. Still, some people mock me for not being able to win a competition outside school. This person told me i was just good at school and won't be able to survive in real life.
I thought it was just puberty life. People will change. I was wrong. Adulthood is already hard enough, but it gets more stressful with those comments. People said to brush it off, but they kept sending me those negative comments and told me to be mature enough. Will i ever be enough to them
No, i won't ever be enough. And i don't have to be. Bullying, hate comments, harsh feedback, they are not okay and will never be okay. It might still hurts, it will. But it's enough. I will wear heels whenever i want, i will put make up on for myself, i will eat junk food even if i gets chubby, i will continue doing what i love regardless the salary, i will be happy single or married.
I want to be happy :)
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The Hug Starved.
This happened last night. It might be just granny-cat dementia or something, but sometimes Salme seems to have forgotten that I'm home. She waddles around and makes these 'questioning noises', as if calling for something.
Usually I'm the one being comforted by her fluffy self, but it's nice to give back occasionally. ❤
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