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Ugh, Feelings

Have you ever had an assignment that makes you think? Worse. The assignment makes you reach back into the saddest memories that you can remember? Imagine being asked about the first time you were made to feel different. 103 more words


The Spirit and the Grand Design

I can’t speak to others’ experiences, but I can speak to feeling different, sometimes feeling lost in a world where there is so much focus on sex and appearance.   190 more words


Do you ever feel like your speed is off kilter?

Like you’re walking through time and space by yourself

Not keeping in time with everyone else… 125 more words

Mental Illness

Wanting to be Desired

In a couple of weeks I’ll be turning 27. I don’t have any qualms about aging except for one thing: the fear of not maturing enough-a symptom of which for me is the feeling that my struggles as a younger guy seem to still linger. 653 more words


Life with a Promise of Rain

“Can you imagine that? That was something.”

She had already said this to Uncle Dan, the man beside her. My uncle. Now she was saying it half to me, though she looked past me at our house. 3,373 more words

Why the f**k can’t I be normal?

*Click* The bedroom door is shut.
Lay down and close your eyes.
You don’t have to talk to anyone. You don’t have to listen to any voices. 833 more words


Day 92: The Snail-Tiger

“Look at me with my go faster stripes!” said the snail. “I am a racing tiger!”

“You are not a tiger,” said his family and friends, “Don’t be silly.” 429 more words

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