Thankyou so so mych for sharing this tyler! For the last 24 hours I have seriously been debating turning back on this 11month journey of my own. I guess i'm a little afraid now as im noticing real changes and my locks are begining to get tight and shrink up. I too believe this process of abandonment from cultural conformity and the ability to commit is something I want to achieve.
I woke up this morning still un decided. I didn't feel at peace about combing (and i realised i threw all mine away!) so i hopped in the shower to wash my dreads, feeling each one, and i realised i love them, and would regret it now if i did. I'm not done with this journey and still have much to learn. I hope i can write something like your story one day. whether i keep them or part ways with them one day.
updated by @christina-popejoy: 07/22/15 12:15:55PM