Chapter 30: It’s okay to have problems
Here’s another incredibly harmful lie we tell ourselves: we must be perfect to be desirable. If we’re flawed, we feel like no one will want us around. This fear makes us do what we can to hide our flaws, our pain, our troubles, our problems, and try to show the world a perfect face. This lie is powerful and insidious.
We have bought into this lie so deeply that we will often hurt ourselves internally rather than deal with the situation that’s bothering us.
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