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“For what it's worth... it's never too late, or in my case too early, to be whoever you want to be. There's no time limit. Start whenever you want. You can change or stay the same. There are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope you make the best of it. I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you've never felt before. I hope you meet people who have a different point of view. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and if you're not, I hope you have the courage to start over again.”
I know exactly this, but yet, can you see, that that is itself the problem? We are comfortable, in our boxes, we are free in our boxes and that only makes us all the more likely to stay in the box and not leave it. but its not truly either comfort or freedom we experience there, its complacency, security in the known and the easy, no matter how debilitating, and fear of change and effort, no matter how much positivity it means.
This box is all I know. It's my space that has been there where no others were. A space to be my true self without ridicule or pain. So much pain, you open your box to few and even less remain.