i) It’s cold in California when it’s 70 degrees and I guess people in colder places can say,”That’s nothing compared to what I’m going through”. People can say the same things about life, but we are all just trying to make the most out of what we have. I’m not freezing, but I know when I’m cold.
ii) Apparently the things you talk about in therapy are not appropriate conversation topics for small talk, but well why not? Everyone gets to brag about what they’ve accomplished. How come I’m not allowed to put your fingers up to my pulse, and say, “You feel this? This is my biggest accomplishment.”
iii) Some people have grown so used to being abused that when no one is around to abuse them, they begin doing it to themselves.
iv) I know that “family” almost has the same amount of letters as “sadness” and “anxiety”.
v) Sometimes strangers feel closer to you than your own blood.
vi) Sometimes if I scratch my skin hard enough, it looks like a bruise a few days after, and some days I swear the sky is the same color as my skin."