Posts Tagged With: insecurity

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Posted in personal, Pirate
April 24, 2015

Whitney, thy name is Insecurity

(I swear, I spent 5 minutes debating which way it goes. Is it Insecurity, thy name is Whitney? I don’t even know anymore) My brain is an exhausting space. Despite the fact that my therapist said I’m over my trauma and don’t need to go to therapy on a biweekly schedule… there’s a lot of little stuff that piles up and makes my head a messy place. This is one of those weirdly personal posts, guys. So, if you were hoping for the latest on geeky stuff, go away and come back on Monday. I’ve had a couple of really…

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Posted in personal, Pirate
February 9, 2015

Learning to take a compliment.

I admit, I’m terrible about taking compliments. I think at our core, we’re all still who we were in high school. And in high school I felt invisible. I was afraid to make a move on anyone I was interested in (after I tried once my freshman year, and he told me he thought of me like a kid sister – he was as kind as you can be in that situation), and watched them date girls who didn’t look as young as I did. Who had breasts. Who were tall. Who were white. I wore a mask of confidence.…