I didn’t fully realize that there are two very powerful aspects of my personality, and they have been in conflict for my entire life.
"You look at people the way you look at art: the body is a canvas for the artist, and while you begin to imagine meaning, the artist is known only by invitation."
This is my 3,000 mile pilgrimage from the Pacific Ocean to Philadelphia.
Two years ago, I lost everything dear to me, including my mask of perfection. Now, I'm the most honest I have ever been.
HEADSCRIBBLES is a collaborative web comic written by Jennifer M. Hartsock and illustrated by Jordan Harrington. After Molly abandons what she believes is nitrous oxide intoxication, she explores everyday adventures while her brain conductor counsels her on how exploration should be done.
We were 11 years old when we became friends and almost 25 when she went. When we were 13, we began singing to Sing the Sorrow on a regular basis and would for the next 11 years.
This week, Jennifer explains how conditional love and support sets up others for performance anxiety and contingent self-esteem.