To ring within the new 12 months in January 2023, Lena Dunham posted an Instagram pic of herself with a prolonged caption. Her message appeared, at first, to be defeatist, nevertheless it was in the end about self-acceptance. “I am so f***ng sick of making an attempt. I am not sick of doing, or being, or some other motion verbs,” Dunham’s put up learn partly, “However I am sick of *making an attempt* — the phrase that evokes a hamster wheel, operating and operating solely to search out your self nonetheless right here, nonetheless caught or in ache or in concern.”
She went on to explain the numerous methods by which she has tried to stay as much as some imagined thought of perfection solely to let herself down, and the sensation of frustration that adopted. “But when directly you do not succeed, what if you did not have to strive however may simply *be* once more?” she wrote.
Dunham’s phrases resonated with many followers in addition to these near her and a few fellow celebs (she is a author, in spite of everything!). Dunham’s husband commented, “Wisest phrases my coronary heart,” and actor Rita Wilson wrote, “Love all of this.” Even Melissa Joan Hart chimed in, shutting down rumors of a feud with Dunham, commenting, “I will share that ‘dance’ with you in 2023! Comfortable New 12 months!” And thus far, it does appear as if 2023 has been good to Dunham. Simply “being” seems nice on her!