It has taken me a long time to realise it, but life is not about constants, nor about certainty. It is not about believing you are attracted to just one type of person. It is not about chasing just one dream, if you would be happy with more.
You don't have to be happy all the time and you certainly don't have to care about other peoples perceptions of you when you're not happy. You don't have to be sorry all the time for emotions you can't help or situations you can't control.
You don't have to worry about how pretty you look when you're upset or angry, because you will be just as beautiful as when you smile, because you will be you.
You don't have to worry about how manly you look breaking down in public, furling into the arms of a friend. You are a man or a woman or just a human, not a collection of social expectations.
I have been broken. I have been hurt in the cruelest of ways. I have trusted and had my trust thrust into the garbage. I have been loved. I have been told the most beautiful things and been given some of the kindest compliments. I have been depressed and I have been elated. I have wandered paths, made only in desperation and in blindedness. I have wandered unknowns and been rewarded in the most joyous of ways. It may have taken me a long time to realise it, but being unchained from certainty and expectation is incomparable.
You are not a prisoner, you are a pilot of your own journey.
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