Using My Voice

Yesterday I did something that made me feel really good and I’m proud of myself. A comment was made to me that really hurt my feelings and made me feel bad about myself. Normally I would have just sucked it up and let it go and dealt with my hurt in private. But this time I used my voice. I expressed that what was said had really hurt my feelings, and while I’ve made a lot of mistakes in my past I have worked really hard to move past them and become a better person and I asked that the past be allowed to remain there. They apologized and said they didn’t mean to hurt my feelings, that it was just a comment but they wouldn’t say it again. Having spoken up about my feelings I then allowed it to rest and forgot about it. I felt really good about speaking up about something and making my own feelings the most important and taking care of me. It’s not something I normally would have done and it took a lot of courage because I was really afraid to say something, but I’m really glad I did because it was an awesome feeling.

– Megan McIntyre


This self-love post was submitted for the 31-Day Self-Love Writing Challenge. Even though January is over, you can continue to write from the prompts if they inspire you. February’s self-love writing prompt is Be Your Own Valentine. Join our February Self-Love Writing Challenge Facebook event to continue sharing your self-love journey in a safe community.

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One Response to Using My Voice

  1. Megan I am so proud of you! It can be very anxiety provoking to speak our truth, but it is SO important, and healing to do so! Now you know what it feels like to speak your truth, and it sounds like there were no repercussions! Thanks so much for sharing this with all of us.
    Blessings,
    Michelle

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