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April C. Davila's Blog – March 2014 Archive (1)

Something's in the way...

Learn to love yourself first, instead of the idea of other people loving you. I don’t know about the rest of you chicas, but as a teenager, I needed to be validated by other.  Sometimes day without a hair compliment would make me go  numb with disappointment. I needed to hear the magic words to push through the day. Why is this so, though?

Even now I don’t see a lot of young girls approaching this self serving self esteem outright as I did. Does anyone else recall, “I look so dumb in…


Added by April C. Davila on March 13, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments




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