I read through your post and the comments others left. I am sorry to hear that this is happening to you. Growing up, my Dad would help me with situations by addressing the issue of self esteem. Whenever someone said or did something hurtful, he would remind me that these situations are created by those with low self esteem. I am not suggesting that this excuses the behavior at all. I am certain you will handle it how you see fit and you will handle it the way that you know is best for yourself. But, if it helps, and it always did for me, embrace the fact that you have enough self esteem and confidence in yourself to create your own shop, create your own blog, and share your true talent with the world.
I always feel funny giving advice, but since you asked...that was my two cents. Great shop, by the way. Love the Art Smocks!
I completely agree with you. I've know since the day I met her she had a self esteem problem and I too try to remember that she does what she does mostly because of that, but still. It is so waring on me sometimes when I see yet something else I did, posted or made and yep...now she does too. I just need to keep saying "whatever" and keep doing what I love to do :)
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