I didn’t enjoy being focussed on at all. It was a very uncomfortable thing, because of my deep awkwardness.
I found myself avoiding the limelight and the spotlight almost completely. 884 more words
At this point, I still had not had a meaningful relationship with anyone, and was still wandering around in that world of make believe… completely insecure as a young man, hopeful of a miracle and yet aware that I was so awkward that there was absolutely no possibility of success. 482 more words
High school was an interesting time.
I had carried all my insecurities and fears into high school, and although academically very strong, and fairly good at tennis, and still pretty OK in the pool, there was still no way around being the outsider in so many ways. 502 more words
Shattered boundaries, bullet proof borders…
Reflecting back on a number of issues I have experienced as an adult – from long years as a single person, struggling with occasional short-lived relationships, work related interpersonal issues, I have come to believe that the common thread in all of these has been the lack of boundaries. 521 more words