|The Dreeme Behind the Words|
see the posts from women who started off as I did-with their hair being their main focus. Everywhere we go, it’s complemented, commented on and/or questioned. And it can be used for opportunity, attention, affection...distraction from the self we may not yet be comfortable revealing.
My hair journey has to be given credit for the whole acceptance of ME as a woman and individual. Accepting my hair as it naturally grows out of my head was pivotal in my development and growth. Once that happened though, I began to realize that it wasn’t just the hair that provided that, it was my mental acceleration and subsequent evolution-the hair was a catalyst. And once that is realized, freedom is experienced, freedom from even that catalyst.
Did I need myths acceptance of my hair to start that process? I believe so. But, I now am more complete and whole WITH it not BECAUSE of it.
My posts changed drastically when they veered away from solely being related to hair, my followers decreased and my opportunities changed but,the respect and loyalty to self was honored.
So, while I will still post things related to hair and support the natural hair community, I will never be JUST about “hair” because when I dig deep into it and SEE, I really never was.
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