Love Letter #42 | Hang them out to dry!

I like it! Its hard when you think about facing your struggles. We always want to easier route out. Just like doing laundry if you do that, then the effects may not be beneficial.

Love Letters from a Suburban Girl to the World

Dear World,

I’ve heard about the negative connotation of “hanging someone/something out to dry”. This act suggests that you’re leaving them in a difficult, uncomfortable and vulnerable situation all on their own.

But, it does not have to be associated with negativity.

How about assigning the meaning of “ably helping someone transition from a vulnerable space into one that is more secure and comfortable”?

Here’s an example: When I do my laundry, I hand wash, pop them in the washer, I then get my basin, my clothes pins and I hang my wet clothes on the line for them to dry.

And far as I know, the end product of that process is positive. I mean, I end up with sun dried and breeze fresh clothes, underwear and linen.

There are folks, however, who prefer to use a dryer or have their things handled by the laundomat. More power to…

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