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morning just to go to bed again. I wanted to tell her all these things, but when I got to her, I couldn’t speak up. I couldn’t find any of these words to say. They were all lost in the midst of the moment. After searching for so long, I just gave up and went to the bathroom because I couldn’t take sitting there, knowing that I wasn’t okay, but not knowing how to say it. When I looked in the mirror I saw somebody that I didn’t recognize. Somebody I didn’t know. I looked in the mirror and did not see the reflection of the person I was deep down inside. I saw somebody that the world saw as weak, that belonged in a house taking care of her husband and children, someone who wasn’t fit for the job because they were born a girl. I couldn’t find myself. No matter how hard I tried, nothing was there. ~Tia

October 16, 2019 I went to go see Natalie today, my therapist, the lady who told me I should use you. I told her all the stuff I tell you and more, but sometimes I feel as though the things I talk about aren’t that important. I feel like

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2020 Leadership Journal E-book  

A leadership journal written by girls from Newark, NJ to cultivate courageous conversations and action. Purchase your copy at theleadershipj...

2020 Leadership Journal E-book  

A leadership journal written by girls from Newark, NJ to cultivate courageous conversations and action. Purchase your copy at theleadershipj...