How do you answer: Who are you?
Do you say your name? Tell about your job, career? Parent? Husband? Daughter? Hobbies? Interests? Explain where you're from?
And they're necessary, right? How else are you going to introduce yourself to someone?
But after years of describing ourselves, we begin to slowly think that these labels are really us. They become more important for us to uphold and show to the world than who we really are. They begin to cover our authentic selves.
..labels become more important for us to uphold and show to the world than our authentic self...
And we begin walking around trying to meet the demands of these labels.
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