Susie Gutierrez

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It’s hard.

It’s not like we’re necessarily born knowing what is true of all us humans:

I’m loveable, I matter, I deserve good things, my deservedness of good things is not based on how well I perform in life. I deserve to pursue the things I want. And the ultimate

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Let it be worthwhile.

The years of sleep deprivation

Let it be worthwhile.

The unexpressed anger at still ending up in the same frustrating position every day

Let it be worthwhile.

The rushing, the overstimulation, the racing heart, the bracing myself for having to disappoint someone yet again

Let it…

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Jan 19, 2021

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Why do I keep coming back to you?

Because you dangle yourself in front of me like a carrot.

You melt me.

When you show up, I’m done for.

Miss Independent leaves the building

And I just want to please.

Common sense disappears and I become an animal

Ready to…

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Susie Gutierrez

Susie Gutierrez

Writer. Performer. Nanny. Pet Sitter. Cackler. Empath. ADHD Brain. Everyone has a story to tell. 💛 ✉️: susieguti85@gmail.com