Sometimes you are weak. Pain — be it emotional, physical, or spiritual — can be debilitating. Suffering can take an enormous toll on us.
There can be weakness for a season. 303 more words
For awhile, I was on a roll, planning and pre-writing a bunch of blog posts about how some of the things people criticize as a sign of weakness are really nothing of the sort. 1,325 more words
We aren’t being “emotionally fragile” when we feel human emotions in response to trauma.
Survivors are often labeled, by ourselves or others, as being “weak” or “fragile”. 1,741 more words
It started with that paper cut sensation. By the time I was diagnosed, I had known that it was vulvar vestibulitis. I had a long distance boyfriend at the time in an open relationship and I remember his being unsurprised by the fact that sex had become painful to me; he’d noticed the difference on the last couple visits we’d had. 486 more words