Don’t Confuse Suffering with Virtue

Our neglect of self-care should never be applauded.

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Unless it’s for some greater good, or we’re suffering so that others don’t have to, there is nothing noble about the willful acceptance of misery. We allow others to torment us and be reckless with our hearts. We cut ourselves open and bleed for those underserving, and remain in situations that bring us endless agony. For what? To say that we didn’t…