This right here, your last sentence is such a powerful realization.
It’s not easy to take ourselves away from opinions — especially from the people who care about us.
Yet, for us to live our lives fully, we have to learn how to not rely on external sources of validation such as those opinions. I’m glad you now watch your movies no matter what.
We’ll keep going, bro. We can’t wallow and wait for anyone to save us.
We have to do this — first for ourselves and for all the others who need examples of what is possible when you really listen to your heart and do what is important.