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Two Journaling Prompts that changed my life

Isn't it crazy how a guy breaking up with you (that you KNOW you aren't meant to be with) can still feel like a rejection.


I've been in way too many relationships with toxic men that I knew were no good for me and yet when they walked away from me - I felt alone.


Rejected.


Abandoned.


Tossed out.


Left for dead with no care what happens to me.


Men who said they loved me, that just walked away.


And as much as I knew it wasn't going to work out - I still felt broken and unlovable. UNTIL I finally realize it wasn't the m


en making me feel like a reject it was myself.


I had adapted the belief that I was unworthy, unlovable and going to end up alone - long before I even started dating. I made the decision as a child I would be alone.


Of course, I attracted men who would leave me. I wasn't ready for love. I didn't believe it was possible.


I had a slew of reasons why and they all seemed valid.

so I wrote them out on a piece of paper.


I wrote:


I FEEL REJECTED WHEN....

I FEEL ABANDONED WHEN....


And I allowed the emotions to slash onto the page.


I wasn't worried about how I would look to other people or even myself. I was just opened and honest. The pages in my journal was the safest p


lace for me to be and I bared my soul.


My heart ached as I continued to write and cry and write and cry.


This went on for what seemed like days but by the time I stopped writing, I no longer felt unworthy because I knew everything I wrote on the paper - although extremely painful - wasn't the truth about who I was.


Those people and experiences do not define me or decide how I live my life.


As I lit the pages on fire in my kitchen - I felt a weight lifted off my shoulders and I knew things would be different this time. Because I wouldn't be worried about who was staying or going in my life because I CHOOSE ME.


I CHOOSE TO LOVE, HONOR AND ACCEPT ME.


Exactly as I am and I knew from that day forward whoever came into my life had to do the same. And if they decided to walk away that was their loss. Because I am a badass chick.

I can honestly say that and MEAN IT NOW.





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