You don’t need to like me.
I’d like you to, but it’s ok if you don’t.

I am far from perfect. I make mistakes and have human flaws.

I don’t always make the right decisions.
I don’t always say the right words.
I don’t always do the right thing.

You don’t need to like me.
That’s not my goal in life.
I don’t act like I do in order to be liked.

If I see something I don’t agree with, I speak my mind.
If I see something that’s broken, I try to fix it.
If I see somebody who could do better, I let them know.

I don’t do it for you to like me. I do it because I care.

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You don’t need to like me.
After all, I haven’t always liked myself.

I’ve lived most of my life feeling like an imposter. I wanted acknowledgment for my achievements to prove I was good enough.

I wanted approval from other people in order to approve myself.

I wanted people who seemed better than me to hoist me up, not knowing that the ladder of self-worth is best climbed alone.

Eventually, I realized I was digging my own hole with my behavior. And at some point, I realized that I had the power to put down the shovel and stop the digging. And when I put down the shovel, I noticed that I had a ladder with me all along. And so I used that ladder to climb out of my hole.

And once I climbed out of my hole, I b