The feeling of being rejected, unaccepted and replaceable can be so damaging to one’s heart, attitude and identity. Growing up, going to church was my life. My family and I volunteered; pouring hours of our time and love into our church to see it grow and thrive. I was raised to believe that my life was a blessing and if we have the hands and feet to help others and our church, then we are going to use them for that purpose and I LOVE that I grew up in this.
A few months ago I was driving from work and listening to the radio the song “Tell me you love me” by Demi Lovato was playing. I was hyped and enjoying the song and I was like yassss Demi girl sing it. But then the song went to this line where it said “you ain’t nobody till you got somebody.” Instantly I was offended, I was very taken back by the words and slowly I realized that there are so many people out there who are listening to these types of songs. These “types” of songs tell people over and over again that they need to have someone to matter,…