I Broke Up With My Outdated Self

For a while, I was my own perpetrator, mismanaging my thoughts, feeling & beliefs about myself out of the misinformation I never bothered to fact check & just assumed to be true because of the packaging this information came from.  I felt powerless to myself so I thought that aloud me to give into these beliefs while being my own worst enemy, giving the outside world permission to mirror the way I had once internally treated myself.