'But you haven't lived until you've had sex!' declared my friend.
Everyone else agreed with her, ganging up on me.
I walked away, feeling as if I was somehow broken or... Continue reading »
The biggest challenge with a mild brain injury is that, for the most part, it's invisible. People think I am fine when I am not. It's hard trying to... Continue reading »
As the boy was getting off the bus, all of a sudden my friend's older sister pointed and laughed at him. She snickered at the cute grandpa, made fun... Continue reading »
My hearing could definitely get worse – but then I might qualify for assistance. As it is, I make do, making people angry for something I cannot help.... Continue reading »
I told him that I wasn't ready. He started to do things to me anyway. I told him no, asked him to stop, and tried to laugh it off... Continue reading »
I have executive dysfunction – It means that I have cognitive, behavioural, and emotional difficulties. I have a hard time planning, and organization is something I really struggle with.... Continue reading »
I came from a dysfunctional home of drug addiction, which went along with emotional, physical and sexual abuse as a young child. But I didn’t finish growing up in... Continue reading »
“Nice car”, she said.
“Thank you. My husband bought it for me for Mothers Day.”
What followed was incredibly vile, and full of darkness. Continue reading »
But people think our connections aren't real and spend a LOT of time trying to invalidate our relationships, shame us, and trying to convince us to conform to their... Continue reading »
...The first instance of my internalized racism was when I asked for a nose job at the age of four so I could look like my mom. Continue reading »