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I Love a Good Self Sabotage

Imposter syndrome is one of the many ironies of life.

By R.C. TaylorPublished 12 months ago 1 min read
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I Love a Good Self Sabotage
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Despite my protests in therapy, I must love a good self-sabotage

since no matter what I do any success feels like it must be a mirage

because I'm blind that my desert is actually an oasis and, unfulfilled,

and I keep Sisyphus-ing my self-esteem up false sand dune hills

Everything I've ever been or could be, I worry, will be nothing but a wash.

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R.C. Taylor

Part-time daydreamer. Full-time dork.

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  • Donna Renee12 months ago

    Ooooh I feel that! ❤️😩

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