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Name Calling.



We have this thing at my house where you may only call the people around you by their given name, or--depending on my mother's mood--you could be getting yourself into some serious trouble.

I can't call my siblings such names as stupid or buttface or idiot and they can't do the same to me. Most importantly though, you can't call yourself these names.

Though I'm quite guilty of doing so.

Personally, I find myself quite annoying and I tend to give in to calling myself bad names because I made a mistake and it seems like the whole world just likes or even just wants to be mad at me.

Is that self-pity? Or self-hate? Perhaps it's both. I don't know. But I want to tell you something and I'd appreciate it if you listened to me.

Don't call other people by names that aren't their designated one. Because we're all fighting this inward battle full of cannon balling thoughts and igniting doubts.

And it hurts when someone who isn't you, feeds the flames.

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  1. This is so true and so beautiful <3

    Everybody should live by this rule!

    xoxo,
    Bethan

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  2. The absolute truth. No matter what, even if it's jokingly calling someone a name.

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