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“You have no friends and people actually dislike you” (but most of the time, I don’t care)

When someone recently told me “You have no friends and people actually dislike you”, it didn’t bother me as much as she probably thought it would. It’s true and I know it’s true. The thing is, most of the time, … Continue reading

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This is a bad world and I’ve become a bad person

I am not a good person. Don’t worry, I’m not writing this in the hope that someone will tell me otherwise, because I’ve accepted it. I was good once, back when I’d have done anything for anyone, but I got … Continue reading

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This is the era of narcissism (and I despise it)

One of the reasons why I consistently say that I don’t fit in in this era is that this is the era of narcissism. My memory goes back as far as the late 80’s / early 90’s and I’ve never … Continue reading

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I met my mum in Leeds yesterday

Even though I didn’t feel up to it and almost cancelled on her, I did go to Leeds to meet my mum yesterday.  It was a long day though an the traveling drained the shit out of me.  We got … Continue reading

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The truths that I’ve been forced to live by

THE TRUTHS THAT I’VE BEEN FORCED TO LIVE BY: Looks are not only important, but extremely important in today’s image obsessed, superficial society. Money can buy happiness, especially if it involves paying for cosmetic surgery or being able to afford … Continue reading

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Nosedive (Black Mirror episode)

No, I’m not referring to my life over the past 5 years, but an episode from series 3 of Black Mirror that I watched yesterday on Netflix.  I’ve really gotten into Black Mirror, even though some of the episodes are … Continue reading

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Greetings from the scrapheap (being long-term unemployed and unemployable)

One of the reasons for wanting to die that I listed yesterday is ‘long-term unemployment’.  Granted, it’s not in the top 5, but it’s a valid and legitimate reason for wanting out and many suicides have been attributed to long-term … Continue reading

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