I’ve been going through a rough emotional time recently. The reasons aren’t necessarily important for this blog. Just know that I ended up crying while sitting on the bathroom floor fairly early in the morning a couple of days ago.
Before I proceed, please consider three things:
- Yes, it’s OK for dudes to cry.
- Dudes shouldn’t do things that make the people they love the most — or themselves — cry.
- Dudes, if you do cry, pick a more comfortable spot than the bathroom floor.
So with my butt resting on the hard, tile floor, my back against the hard, tile bathtub surround and my heart between a rock and a hard place, I found myself deep in painful thought and experiencing raw emotions about regrets. I was playing a gut-wrenching could’ve-would’ve-should’ve game when I felt some inspiration.
Pull yourself together.
Pick yourself up.
Go for a walk. [Read more…]