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Living or staying with strangers long-term (never again!)

One of the biggest mistakes I’ve made of recent years was when I gave up a supportive housing apartment to go and live in a shared house with roommates, thinking that it would make me feel less lonely.  If anything, … Continue reading

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A statistical reminder of a world that doesn’t care

Anyone who tells you that being different or weird is good is either not that different at all or they’re simply talking out of their ass, having had little or no experience of how it feels to be marginalized.  In … Continue reading

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Real friends do not…

I need to remind myself of this in order to avoid ever allowing anyone into my existence again.  This is all based on recent experiences with people over the last 3-4 years especially, I wish I could just forget about … Continue reading

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Broken, like me

Even though I’ve been left with wounds that probably won’t ever heal, I believe that the damage was done by people who weren’t bad, but badly broken.  I will not repeat the same mistakes though. You can’t lean on the … Continue reading

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I need to continue to hide from the world

I had my last but one therapy session yesterday.  I told both my therapist and care manager that I’m moving back to the UK permanently and neither were surprised by the decision.  I talked to my therapist about my latest … Continue reading

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I don’t belong here, there or anywhere

I’ve been in a dark and lonely place for the last few days, even prior to seeing that headline about how the Trump Administration plan to erase transgender people’s identities (I wish someone would just ‘erase’ me from existence and … Continue reading

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I don’t want people as ‘friends’ (adult friendships are expendable)

I know I sound like a broken / stuck record by saying this, but I don’t even want friends anymore. All people do is cause me pain and hurt me, even if that wasn’t their intention. People lie and trick … Continue reading

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