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and it can be so easy to take it to heart. Don't. No-one should have that kind of power over you. By undermining you they are just projecting their own insecurities onto you. It may simply be that they don't understand why you want to write, and very few non-writers ever will truly understand that drive.
It doesn't matter what other people think. If you want to write, then write, otherwise you are undermining yourself. We all have our own paths to follow.
"Don't undermine your worth by comparing yourself with others. It is because we are different that each of us is special." Brian Dyson
Have you ever felt undermined? How did you cope with it? Share in the comments below, I'd love to hear from you.