Invisibility

Have you ever sat in a room full of people and felt alone? I remain silent, as I watch people pass me by but I remain invisible. For many years I have struggled to understand why I was invisible. How could it be possible to be physically present and mentally absent at the same time? I remain silent watching my surroundings from the inside out.

Today I am here to tell you not to overlook the strength in invisibility. By mentally separating myself from the outside world, I’ve learned how to love myself. The people that use to be there to validate me were no longer there, forcing me to learn to love myself. I’ve learned to be comfortable in my own skin. It was like I met myself for the first time and I liked her. I learned to accept her for her flaws, cried with her, and had…

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