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No Normal Life

I’m seventeen and I don’t know how to drive a car. Every time I see two parents talking to one another without screaming, I gaze in awe. I haven’t gone to Prom and I doubt that I will.

Sometimes I wonder how my childhood would have been if not for my mom. What would it have been like to grow up in an environment entrenched in caring as opposed to cruelty? Which friends might I have met, who might have I turned out to be, what might I have done? With only a few months left before my eighteenth birthday, every chance I have to experience an average life is slipping away. Continue reading

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A Post In Which I Complain About Complaining

I complain a lot.

I complain about schoolwork, about my family, about my lack of a life, and sometimes anything that inconveniences me. And you know what? That’s okay. Because we, as humans, need to complain every once in a while – otherwise, all of our stored feelings of anguish and grief (no matter how pitiful they may be) would stay inside of us and cause our hearts to hurt, and eventually, rot.

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