The Safe Space

Adjust Your Sails
11 min readApr 30, 2022

We have to become our own safe space first. We have to stop trying to make home in human hearts when we haven’t learned to decorate our own. We have to pretend we deserve real, authentic love, even when it’s hard. Even when it takes everything in us to make the right decision. The one someone with self-worth and self-respect would make.

The pretending only lasts for a little bit. See, when you wait to feel like it that day never comes…

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Adjust Your Sails

You must grow strong enough to love the world, yet empty enough to sit down at the same table with its worst horrors. ― Andrew Boyd