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Duality

Duality

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Hi.

I was diagnosed with a rare medical condition in my mid teens. Not much is known about it. There wasn't, and still isn't, an official meetup support group for patients and families when diagnosed. (And afterwards.) Never met anyone in person in 22 years.

The condition made me look and feel different to other people my age. This led to a lot of bullying before treatment. I tried to explain in simple terms but people didn't want to know. Or, they were angry and scared. So, I had to keep it to myself before and after treatment and pretend to be normal. Which wasn't easy when I had no friends or people to relate to. It was a lot to handle at a young age and I suffered from anxiety and depression.

Nowadays, life is less toxic but I still deal with bouts of anxiety and depression. Right now, I'm getting back into photography and want to grow my gaming youtube channel. I also want to keep learning a new language.

The past ten years have been good and bad. I've always tried to meet new people but always met the wrong people. That's something I want to change in 2020 and onwards. I hope that I can meet some cool, friendly, and understanding people here.
 
Annelis

Annelis

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:welcome: I hope your expectations come true here :)
 
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Zoe1

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hi Duality :welcome:

alot of people here have been bullied
and are willing to share about it

e.g. here


pretty sure you will find this forum helpful

not sure I would describe myself as cool though ! ;)
 
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