Internalised stigma sucks wet donkey ballsSociety does plenty to beat you down for a variety of traits you cannot help but have, or choose to have- skin colour, gender [or lack thereof], sexual orientation, the texture or length of your hair, tattoos, etc etc etc. In fact, most people would happily tell you exactly what’s “wrong” with you given half a chance, it seems (or just enjoy blurting out their nasty opinions in front of everyone).Internalised stigma sucks wet donkey balls by Fulcrumisthebomb
And a big problem often comes up once you get away from toxic people: your brain starts reminding you of all those shitty things they said or implied, and you develop internalised stigma for facts about yourself that you should feel no shame for at all!
What’s some ways you can stop continuing this cycle of abuse and internalised stigma about yourself?
Here’s a few things I’ve done on my road to positive self-discovery and tossing aside self-loathing. Remember the road doesn’t ever truly end at a swanky be