Heath Houston this is the part, right here. You know how it is to spend your whole life with people who are supposed to love you and help you to develop your sense of self, and instead they refuse to acknowledge your feelings and thoughts as valid ones and undermine the growth they’re supposed to be nurturing?

I have a feeling that you do.

When that is what you know, someone taking the time to say,

I totally understand why you did what you did. That is exactly how I would have done it, too.

That is HUGE.

Because when people never acknowledge the normality of YOU, you feel invisible. Or like you’re disappearing.

You feel like nothing.

And to remind someone that they are, in fact, something…

Well, that is an incredible gift.

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