A ‘wink’ had come in from a popular dating website. For the uninitiated in online dating, this is an indication of interest from someone. I clicked on the profile and within seconds of reading, found myself perturbed. Dating websites can upset people for all sorts of reasons, but this was the first
If I could choose, I wouldn’t choose pain, no one would, whether it’s the kind of pain you see or you can’t see.
To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering – Friedrich Nietzsche My own life has been riddled with it. As yours has been I’m sure. Not the kind glamourised on TV or the kind we become impervious to despite the prevalence of posters with
…the irony is stigma leads us to suffer in silence while we are judged by people who will also have a mother, father, sister, cousin, aunt, co worker… suffering as well.