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How Disease Shapes Human History
I'm going to talk about a subject that has become revitalized in the past few years and that is the impact that disease has on us as humans. Most people do things to prevent the spread of diseases in ...
Vague Deceit
There has always been this feeling that things were not as they appeared. Buzzing undercurrents of hidden information accompany every significant event. Missing tidbits that would assist in making sen...
Every day is a new chapter full of characters, challenges, curiosity, and adventure. But as we write this book, the pencil gets smaller and smaller. Some of us create with longer utensils, while some ...
Tina Kathleen10 days ago
How to Make an Autistic Child
Why would you WANT to make a child autistic? Well, you wouldn't. Except that ASD kids can be the coolest. They're happy, funny, smart, and can be quite talented. Formerly known as idiot savants, child...
Sarah Sparks10 days ago
Troll Free
I opened my inbox and there it was. The one thing that can really ruin my day, the anonymous fat hate troll: "Do you fat women even realize how fucking ugly you are? I mean I almost vommitted [sic] lo...
Alva v.Harzi14 days ago
EVERYthing IS created TWICE
'To visualize is to see what is not there, what is not real - a dream. To visualize is, in fact, to make visual lies. Visual lies, however, have a way of coming true'. - Peter McWilliams. WonderWeavin...
Jenna Logan15 days ago
School Bullying and Autism
In this next part of my series about the struggles of children with High Functioning Autism, I would like to address bullying in school. I would like to thank my fellow Aspie mom, Karen West, for some...
Chelsea Eede15 days ago
Living with Asperger Syndrome
Asperger syndrome is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how the world and people are perceived, as well as how interactions take place. Individuals with Asperger Syndrome, see, hear, and...
Jenna Logan16 days ago
Friendship and Autism
So, I will be doing a series of articles, about the struggles of those of us with High Functioning Autism. I really want to encourage you to share, to grow the awareness, and promote acceptance. As my...
Kyleigh Baltz16 days ago
Turning Point: Part 10
There's too much anger inside me There's too much scarring when I bleed There's too much therapy I need There is no god that I have seen Therapy, Smile Empty Soul.
Billy Williams17 days ago
Passion exists only to those with a pre-existing ember, smouldering in their core. One of two things can happen: The overbearing weight of our existential impossibility can smother it; or the spiteful...
Nathaniel Corns17 days ago
"All Women Experience Dysphoria"
To begin with I have to deliver you a very unfriendly, ugly, in-your-face reminder that the LGBTQ+ community is not an accepting place when you are anything other than homosexual. If you're bisexual y...
Latoya Green17 days ago
Embrace Change
Sometimes the pain we feel inside is like a little bitty caterpillar's metamorphosis yanking at the center of your stomach fighting for a sense of direction trying to guide you where it's hard to see ...
Q. M.J.17 days ago
Healthy Sexuality Series
I was walking inside this old decapitated building. As I opened its doors, I noticed it was barely hanging on its hinges. I tiptoed inside, cautious, because of the abandoned state of this building. I...
Kyleigh Baltz18 days ago
Turning Point: Part 9
Give me therapy. I'm a walking travesty But I'm smiling at everything. Therapy... You were never a friend to me And you can keep all your misery. Therapy, All time low.
Chelsea Eede20 days ago
What Does It Feel Like To be Suicidal?
For those of you who have never felt like this, I am deeply thankful. It is possibly one of the worst overwhelming feelings to be stuck with. I am thankful that you have never felt the need to want to...
Kyleigh Baltz20 days ago
Turning Point: Part 8
Fall into pairs like two ugly fish, too rare for extinction I know, the veins in your hand felt sort of like summer, calm to the touch, on no, and my god how did we survive the paper scars, oh, bless the stars, you said you're sorry Paper scars, Lovedrug.
Chelsea Eede21 days ago
A Short Story on Mental Health
How am I supposed to move on from the past that has caused me so much grief? How am I supposed to trust again from the people that caused me the most pain? How am I supposed to love when I was forgott...