8 Things We Need To Be More Honest About
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8 Things We Need To Be More Honest About

Because honesty is the best policy.

8 Things We Need To Be More Honest About

Let's be honest, we live in a time full of people who are experts at hiding how they truly feel. It's like we live in constant radio silence when it comes to expressing ourselves. A world in which we will retweet a 2 a.m. Twitter post over actually texting that person back. A world in which it has become normalized and expected that we be numb to any pain or emotions. And finally, a world in which we have become so desensitized that we become like robots just going through the motions. Here is a list of little and big things that we can all start being more honest with ourselves about.

1. Poop

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Let's start with the basics. Seriously, everyone does it. It happens. The sooner you can admit that, the sooner you can admit to being human, and that is pretty important.

2. Periods

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I'm sick of feeling judged while I walk around with my box of tampons at Kroger. I also don't like feeling obligated to use the self-checkout to avoid any awkwardness. Side note, why are feminine products so expensive?

3. Sex

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Some people do it. Some people don't. You do you, and don't feel embarrassed by how many or how little partners you have. You get to define yourself, don't let anyone else give you a label.

4. Our text messages

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Literally my biggest pet peeve. Why doesn't everyone use read receipts? Own up to your decisions. It's OK to not be glued to your phones, the conversation has to end at some point. It shouldn't be as big of a deal as it is.

5. Our bodies

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Whether it be addictions to Insta or Snapchat filters, or what have you. Just love who you are. We can't keep comparing ourselves to the ridiculous fitness or makeup accounts we follow.

6. Our weaknesses

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You don't have to be strong all the time. And that is alright. There is strength in knowing your own limits. Take time for some self-care, you'll thank yourself later.

7. Our free time

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I'm a firm believer that if it matters you can make time for it. We need to be more honest about what our priorities are and who we actually want in our lives.

8. Our feelings

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Probably the realest category. We spend so much time denying how we feel or worse yet, pretending that we feel something that doesn't exist. Just admit whatever those feelings are, and then it's up to you on how you want to act on them.

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