“Who told you it was OK to find the strength to go down your own path, but know the right people will never truly leave you fighting alone?” I just passed my first year in therapy.
Here’s how it went: I was diagnosed with anxiety, depression and abandonment disorder. I’ve lived my entire life fearful of not being good enough, distancing myself for possible protection, experiencing exactly what abandonment is repeatedly, doing my best to accept that not everyone will treat me that way, and most importantly working to understand that my circumstances, due to both my disability and not, do not make me a failure.
My fourth tattoo journey started around the time I was diagnosed with abandonment disorder. I read a quote expressing the idea that