Tuesday, May 16, 2017
“it gets better” they say, emphatically and cheerfully. the uwu is evident in their voice. i survey my life, which has steadily gone hill for the last decade at least, force a smile and say, “thank you.” it’s what they want to hear, it’s how i can end the conversation.
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Sometimes I just want a way to get away from my feelings, even just for a while. But it's difficult... I don't think there is such a way. No magic "healthy coping mechanism" for me. I think... I think I'm a lost cause. I may never get better, so my choices are either learn to accept that it's always going to be like this, or end it so "always" never happens. But I'm too weak for the former and too much of a coward for the latter. This is why I feel like a lost cause.
Monday, April 24, 2017
I said to someone recently that I didn't feel like the people around me were supporting me, and they asked me what I wanted these hypothetical people to do. I didn't really know how to answer that because it seemed fairly obvious to me -- I'm desperately alone, alternating between desperately empty and desperately sad... and in short, desperately desperate. I'm looking for emotional support. But I didn't know how to put into words what that would entail. I think right now the main thing that would be is I want someone, anyone, to listen to me, really listen to me, and not just wait for me to finish talking so they can have their turn to talk. I get a lot of that... and of people who don't wait for me to finish and just talk over the top of me. I just want to feel heard. I want to feel like someone cares. I would give anything to feel that, I swear on my life I would.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
a lot of the times i feel like no one listens to me. no one pays enough attention to care. people don't... take the time to know jack shit about me or my life, besides the extremely superficial. and the more that happens, the more i feel like i need to put up walls; if they're going to be outside i'm going to be the one to keep them out there... feels less like rejection that way. but i still end up alone and it still sucks.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
My two greatest problems are that I'm sensitive -- my feelings get hurt too easily -- and the people around me tend to be highly inconsiderate. No one pays attention to the things that bother me. I feel actively disrespected all the time. And it's hard for me to speak up and say why things bother me... but when I do, people get dismissive and defensive. I'm often put into the position of being guilted into apologizing for saying that I don't like how I'm being treated. I should just... fake my death and go start over somewhere else, make new friends who are kinder. Not have to answer any phone calls from my family. Be around people who don't know about all my many failures.
Monday, March 20, 2017
I'm preparing for this discussion I'm leading for the pagan group I belong to. I'm going to be talking about Bast, and so I'm reading about her ancient festival. Apparently it was one of the biggest festivals of the year, and when the people would travel to Bubastis the women would just be loud and out of control and when they'd see people on the riverbanks they'd yell at them, and they'd lift their dresses to show off their bits (because fertility!). Then at the festival there was singing and dancing and people drank more wine than any other time in the year and that sounds like such a fucking blast, man.