If there is one topic that promises to elicit discussion, it is undoubtedly the topic of love. Either in search for or defense of, love has instigated people to face fears, suffer loss and even meet death in its name. And we hear it all the time– love of country, love of faith, love of family. But in the midst of daily life, there is one kind of love that seems to fall by the wayside. It is the kind that we often forget to talk about, and yet, also the very one that makes the others possible. It empowers, it sustains and it can be incredibly difficult to acquire.
If you haven’t figured it out yet, I’m talking about self-love.
To say you exercise self-love is easier said than done. True self-love requires a willingness to remain open about both the good and the bad parts of…
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