I think all of these things. :)
Unfortunately, a huge part of being human involves seeking validation or approval of some sort for anything we create or contribute to.
It's great to be in a place where you can bounce off ideas, discuss openly and also share without having to worry about whether something is right or wrong.
Also, I'm pushing myself to put my thoughts out there without getting bogged down by my insecurities. It's a start. :)
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