I Allow Myself

“I allow myself to cry.
I allow myself to grow .
I allow myself to restore.
I allow myself to reflect on situations.
I allow myself to let go .
I allow myself to be alone.
I allow myself to leave the situation .
I allow myself to think of what’s best for me.
I allow myself to be selfish .
I allow myself to speak out.
I allow myself to reach out for help .
I allow myself to think of other alternatives.
I allow myself to not give up.”
– A Black Girl’s Get Away (Curated by Yohaminist)

A black girl's get away

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– Picture taken by Instadoode

I allow myself to cry. I allow myself to scream as loud as possible. I allow myself to grow . I allow myself to restore. I allow myself to reflect on situations. I allow myself to let go . I allow myself to be alone. I allow myself to leave the situation . I allow myself to think of what’s best for me. I allow myself to be selfish . I allow myself to speak out. I allow myself to reach out for help . I allow myself to think of other alternatives. I allow myself to not give up . I allow myself to leave the situation that isn’t meeting my needs. I allow myself to accept my role in creating the situation. I allow myself to accept the person for who they are. I allow myself to believe that the only person that…

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