There will always be more people eager to tell you how, when, where, and why you fucked up than there are those willing to acknowledge accomplishments and contributions. That’s why it’s important to cherish those few moments when someone decides to act differently, even if all you want to do is listen to all the negativity.
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I’ve never been left wanting
for critics to tell me I’m wrong,
but I’m always left waiting
to hear from someone who cares.
— Wanting, Waiting. Steve Arviso. 2018.