Accepting My Scars

Originally published at https://tavian.blog

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Today I came across an unintended thought. My birthday is tomorrow, and my mum sent me a happy birthday message and a gift via post due to COVID-19.

Although my parents are great, I am starting to see them less as the superhero’s my childhood mind painted them to be. Upon self-reflection, I can pinpoint a few areas where my parents, not purposely, did fail me.

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Tavian Jean-Pierre

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A Visionary and Author that inspires leaders, changes ideologies through smart thinking, and encourages others to be their best selves.

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