Not really by me, but by Ariane Zurcher in http://emmashopebook.com/ The Signs of Neurotypical Spectrum Disorder - A Parody. The writer of this is someone whom I greatly respect, and a woman with particular insight. I highly recommend reading her daily blog every single day.
Today this blog reminded me that we aren’t alone, that we shouldn’t feel alone, and that life continues, just hold on.
I was a pretty messed up teenager. I quickly developed into a very messed up twenty something, who progressed into an even more messed up thirty something. Taking a breath. Whoooo. I’ll spare you the gory details, suffice it to say, I was a mess. Another breath. I don’t think I’ll get a great deal of argument from those who knew me then. In fact, it took me until I was 36 to realize I was far too old to be so confused and such an utter mess. I found people who had also once been where I now found myself, some worse, some not as bad, but they reached out and pulled me up. Because of them I learned how to reach out to others. I learned how to ask for support. I learned to take suggestions. I learned how to make…
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