Overcoming My Insecurities

Im going to tell you a story about how I crushed one of the most insidious of insecurities by doing the most terrifying things that I, as an overweight man, could possibly imagine: doing a striptease for all of my girl friends. Throughout my teenage years and most of my twenties, I had been insecure about my weight. I used to make jokes that I was just self-insulating during the winter and that there was more of me to love, or try to save my fragile ego by saying it was more muscle than fat underneath. Read more…

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