When You Realize Bloggers Are Amazing People

SELF-REFLECTION

DAY 20

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On my last day of self-reflection, I wrote a little bit about having joint custody of my oldest daughter and what that has meant for my family. I opened up about living in a different state than her and some of the effects it has had on me. I would love if you read about it here. It was not an easy story for me to share. I found it very difficult to write.

I suppose self-reflection is not meant to be easy, it involves opening certain doors. Doors that I have kept closed for a long time. The responses I have received from all of you have changed my life. I need you to know that your kindness has made a difference, and in this moment I want to thank each and every one of you. I can not believe how much support and love you have all shown me. I feel so blessed that I am able to take this journey with you by my side. Thanks to you, I do not feel alone. Having this blog has already made a huge difference in my life. I am more confident than I have ever been. I am actually growing and changing as a person, for the better. This “self-acceptance” would not have happened without you. Every kind comment you have left me has made me a happier person. Every piece of honest advice you have given me has helped me better my life. Your words of encouragement have given me strength. You have never been judgmental. You have only been genuine and understanding. You are all such amazing human beings. I know I still have quite a ways to go on this journey of mine, but as long as I have you wonderful people here, I know I will somehow come out on top. I wish I could hug all of you.

Please know, I truly mean every word I have typed here. You have had an enormously positive impact on my life. I feel like I can finally face the world, and I have you to thank. Thank you all.

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22 thoughts on “When You Realize Bloggers Are Amazing People

  1. It’s amazing how much friendlier blogging is than other social media outlets. There seems to be an unspoken “if you can’t say something nice, than don’t say anything at all” aspect to blogging. Glad you’ve had such a positive experience. 🙂

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  2. Rachel, I could dedicate this – what you’ve written here – to you. I told you already – you are helping me a lot by sharing your experience.

    These days I even took one of your ideas and wrote some letters to let all out. I got quite an interesting result: the pain stood there – it even intensified, but on the other hand, my thoughts were much clearer and I felt WAY less stressed.

    Thank you for that. Seriously, finding relief these days has become really hard for me.

    Love,

    -Dream

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  3. I think every blogger shares a piece of themselves and knows how brave you sometimes have to be. So yes, well done!! I totally relate to your words . And I’m not just saying that because I’m also a blogger. But I’m also a mummy and trying to be something else too 🙂

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