It takes courage to really, really face and develop your identity. It takes courage to design an identity. It takes courage really do the work and figure out who you truly are.
The thing is identity is also something that you can hide behind. A performance of identity is something that you can put up for other people so that you can hide behind it. Identity can be your mask. It is a lack of courage to hide behind a performance of identity.
Your identity doesn’t have to be perfect. Your identity just has to be you. You need courage in order to face your true identity.
Are you courageous?