Read The Birthday Note Meghan Markle Wrote To Herself Back In 2014

Meghan Markle was born on August 4th, 1981, and she turns 39-years-old today. Back in 2014, when she turned 33, she shared a birthday note she wrote to herself on her blog called Tig.

“I am 33 years old today. And I am happy,” she started out by saying in her post.

“And I say that so plainly because, well…it takes time. To be happy. To figure out how to be kind to yourself. To not just choose that happiness, but to feel it.”

She then went on to talk about how rough her years in high school were, along with her start in Hollywood.

“My 20s were brutal – a constant battle with myself, judging my weight, my style, my desire to be as cool/as hip/as smart/as ‘whatever’ as everyone else.”

“My teens were even worse – grappling with how to fit in, and what that even meant. My high school had cliques: the black girls and white girls, the Filipino and the Latina girls. Being biracial, I fell somewhere in between.”

When she hit her twenties, she met someone who told her something that really stuck with her.

Instagram; Meghan is pictured above sitting on a bed

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