Sometimes, in writing, people say that it's difficult to be honest. But I don't think that's true. I think honesty is easy...when you're writing for yourself. Sometimes, when I've written something that's just for me, I take a step back and say..."could this ever see the light of day?" The answer is often "god no," maybe because it's rambling and hard to understand, but more often because it contains little secrets or pieces of myself that I wouldn't want to put on display to the general public.
Yesterday, something that I initially wrote just for myself, to put feelings on paper, became my first-ever entry (as a "From Our Readers") submission on Hello Giggles. I had mixed feelings about sending this out into the ether, but I'm extremely happy I did. Honestly.
Read the article in question here.