My experience feels a lot more valid when I remove all the "buts".

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Many years ago in the Before, my then-boyfriend asked me not to say, “I love you, but–“. As he pointed out, the word “but” is minimizing; it negates the importance of everything that came before. I think of this today, and I realize how much more valid my experience feels when I remove any “buts”. It definitely helps.

My experience feels a lot more valid when I remove all the “buts”.

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