It take a certain unknown courage to be natural especially if you crop your tresses. For some our long relaxed hair is all we know and defines us. But to find the courage to be natural is so neccessary to tackle the unknown that comes with being natural. You don't know how to style it. How other will react. (especially significant others and family members) What products to use. How to care for it.
Sometimes as natural woman we are challenged and even scrutinized for our journey but we give others hope and encoragement to be their natural. Some are intimidate by your couarge to be natural. They comment "I can't do that or I try that".
Courage to natural, does not come from others opinion of you. Or even your opinion of your hair. Your hair most be learned and trained to be healthy. The courage to be natural comes from withing