Self-Image vs Identity

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Our identity,
is who we are.

No matter what anyone says,
we are
who we are.

Our self-image
is created,
when we let ourselves or others
dictate
our identity.

“You’re the athletic one
and your sister
is the smart one.”

“I’m not good
at math.”

​Men don’t cry.”​

Nobody
has the right
to dictate
our identity.

Not even ourselves.

But we can,
inadvertently,
let them.