Actress Gabrielle Union made the wise choice to write a letter to her younger self in this months Ebony magazine. The star of Being Mary Jane and long-time girlfriend of Dwayne Wade has been through a lot. She has been open about being raped, low self-esteem, finding self-woth and bad relationships. The stunning beauty has overcome many things and she wants anyone who’s felt like she did to know that it get’s better. We are all beautiful just the way we are. There is always a light at the end of the tunnel.
Check out a few excerpts below.
To her younger self Your deep Mahogany skin may not resemble that of the others in your family, but it’s just as gorgeous and you’re just as worthy….One day you’ll appreciate how much your brown skin shines in the moonlight, glistens in the sun and ages ever so slowly.
On her self-worth and true love Don’t let that pesky low self-esteem creep in and fool you into believing that you don’t have value…don’t allow it to crush your will or dampen your spirit…Never worry about LOVE….real love will find you….an incredible love with an incredible man….there is a beautiful rainbow at the end of your storm.
Don’t let other people’s needs, wants, desires, fantasies, hopes or dreams dictate your choices and decisions. Follow your own path, and don’t worry that you’re being selfish or disloyal.
Love this, more people need to share their stories of in-securities and vulnerabilities. Many people feel as though celebrities are perfect and always love themselves. EVERYONE has insecurities and hardships to overcome. Thanks for letting people know that it gets better. We all are on a journey to learn to love ourselves.
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