Darling, You Need to Stop Trying to Walk on Someone Else’s Path

Darling, You Need to Stop Trying to Walk on Someone Else’s Path

How to build self confidence in an online world and beyond. Being yourself is key, but allowing yourself to accept who you are is the hardest part.

It was a tank top. A simple striped tank top.

The striped tank top omnipresent in my school in the early summer of 2006, making it even harder to distinguish the 250 or so girls roaming the grounds.

It was the very moment in my life I realized the power of peer pressure, of the desire to belong.

I didn’t own the tank top, at 5ft 11′ I am way too tall to wear any kind of mainstream tank top, unless I’m keen on showing off my belly button.

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