The Becoming Woman


No one ever told me (us) that life won’t always pan out the way we planned. No one ever made me (us) feel mistakes are normal. Growing up was like walking on egg shells. How do you survive the pain that breaks your heart when you’re afraid to open up and own your mistakes? How do you ever recover from the glaring eyes, side talks and unfounded opinions people are gonna make of your story? How do you ever allow yourself to grow if you are too uptight and conscious of having flaws and making mistakes? How do you decide which is costly or normal? When is it ever abnormal to make mistakes? When is it ever normal to have flaws?

How do you explain your voyage from being naive and innocent to guilt-ridden and flawful? No one is interested in what happened. Everyone wants to say you could…

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