Fear of criticism is something everyone struggles with in some capacity. For some, the struggle for authenticity is truly a life or death situation, based on your family or environment. There can be a great deal of intolerance, and we as humans adapt and accommodate discrimination by changing ourselves to fit within our environment. It doesn’t make it “right,” but it’s how we’re programmed to survive; we adapt to our environment.
It’s a privilege to be accepted as you truly are. It’s a privilege to be loved in your true form.
Read more of this article at IATG online magazine.