Not only does she take the time to surprise fans at their bridal showers, and help fans out of boats in Central Park for selfies before furnishing them with $90 for a snack, she also sends lengthy, heartfelt messages to fans who are distraught at the thought of returning to school. If only there were more like her...
Below is a message she sent to a fan via Instagram... On the whole, the sentiment is positive, although I can't help but see anyone bullied reading it crumbling at the thought of the persecution not stopping once you leave school. Thing is though, she's right, and there's no point sugar coating it.
— Taylor Swift Updates (@SimplySFans) September 1, 2014
It reads: "I hate thinking about your pretty face covered in tears, but I know why you're crying because I've been in your place. This isn't a high school thing or an age thing. It's a people thing. A life thing. It doesn't stop. It doesn't end or change.
People cut other people down for entertainment, amusement, out of jealousy, because of something broken inside them. Or for no reason at all. It's just what they do, and you're a target because you live your life loudly and boldly. You're bright and joyful and so many people are cynical. They won't understand you and they won't understand me.
But the only way they win is if your tears turn to stone and make you bitter like them. It's okay to ask why. It's okay to wonder how you could try so hard and still get stomped all over. Just don't let them change you or stop you from singing or dancing around to your favorite song.
You're going into high school this week and this is your chance to push the reset button on how much value you give the opinion of these kids, most of whom have NO idea who they are. I'm so proud of you and protective of you because you DO. If they don't like you for being yourself, be yourself even more.
Every time someone picks on me, I'll think of you in the hopes that every time someone picks on you, you'll think of me... and how we have this thread that connects us. Let them keep living in the darkness and we'll keep walking in the sunlight.
Forever on your side, Taylor."
The reason why Taylor is so versed on bullying is because she was once bullied herself, therefore proving it's often the making of people. It also sets your 'bullsh*t filter' very low, hence why a lot of boyfriends get scared and scarper. That's immaturity for yah!