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it's hard when people know your secret

it's hard when people know your secret. when your struggles come to light. when your missteps are noticed. and talked about. and judged. it's hard when a decision defines you. how a moment in your life becomes who you are to others. it's hard when you think you hear whispers. when you fear your friends might turn away. when the life you had becomes the life you used to know. it's hard when no one acts like they have their own secret. their own struggle. their own failing. it's hard to not feel alone when the rest of the world seems to be pointing at you. and noticing your battle. your brokenness. your pain. it's hard when you feel you've let others down. when your trials consume you. when your troubles threaten to overtake you. nothing about struggling is easy. nothing about life is easy. but despite what the world may have us believe... our circumstances don't define us. our failures aren't fatal. our setbacks