“Looking in the mirror, I’m haunted by the monster staring back at me — the reflection of an ugly, disgusting, less-than monster.
As my eyes lock in with the monster, I question, ‘am I unlovable? Am I enough? Is this my fault? Will anyone ever accept me?
Do I accept me? Am I safe?’” Through shaking voices and pained eyes, these are just a few common-themed questions I hear daily from children and adolescents in my clinical practice as a pediatric psychologist: youth feeling as if they are carrying the weight of the world on their shoulders, coupled with the unknown of these questions can seem too much to bear at times.Read more on themighty.com