“There she is. . . the “too much” woman. The one who loves too hard, feels too deeply, asks too often, desires too much. There she is taking up too much space, with her laughter, her curves, her honesty, her sexuality. Her presence is as tall as a tree, as wide as a mountain. Her energy occupies every crevice of the room.”
– Ev’Yan Whitney
Ever been told you’re too much?
I’ve often been told I’m too…well. too Emma!!
That I’m too intense.
What gives people the right to tell me that?
Is it their own ‘too muchness’ that they’re really scared of?
I’ve spent most of my life fading in to the background.
Allowing others to shine their light ahead of me.
And that’s fine. I wouldn’t have had it any other way.
I have learned a lot.
But my core self is this ‘too much woman’.
Wild. Open. Honest. Free.
And it’s her time to shine now.
“Here I am. . . a Too Much Woman, with my too-tender heart and my too-much emotions.” – Ev’Yan Whitney
I hit a point in my life and was suddenly cracked open.
I opened to it. Listened to my heart for the first time ever.
Its not been easy, in fact it’s been frightening. Lonely even.
I’ve have to dig in.
Be brave and trust myself.
Trusting the process has been my biggest task.
Half of me wanting to return to the safety of the old me.
But knowing deep down it’s not right.
Hiding myself away again just wouldn’t be possible now.
I like my ‘too much woman’.
She lives. Laughs. Loves.
She embraces the unknowns with an open heart and mind.
I will make mistakes along the way.
But I don’t want to hide from them any longer.
That’s how we learn. How we grow. How we become.
As human beings we limit ourselves.
We hide ourselves in fear of becoming…what?
Who we really are?
Loving. Kind. Open free spirits.
How can you free yourself from your own limitations?
How do you get in touch with our own ‘too muchness’ again?
How can you allow your heart to open?
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