Self-Love Series: the Importance of Self-Love is a writing project driven by K E Garland aka “Doc”. She is also one of my greatest blogging sisters. I appreciate your gifts, KE. I have contributed to her blog–giving my perspective and letting you see a piece of my heart. Please read, like and comment. #Love
Me, Intimately Worded.
When we try to live life, it strategically sets us on an evolution of the following:
- Being able to self-love
- Learning how to self-love
My dogs died in my early teens. My grandfathers died in my mid-teens. My grandmothers died in my early twenties. My dad died when I was twenty-three years old. My first real love and heartbreak was at seventeen years old.
Those events began to shape my heart. I know that the word adopted is fundamental in my love language. Being an adoptee pushed me or taught me to appreciate who I am and to love who I am becoming. As love began to hit me in my adult life, I learned how to hone in on the pain and the feelings of rejection, albeit most times this reaction taught me to deny the why of everything. I know that when rejection hurts it can nudge…
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