You approached me in good faith
posted January 10th, 2023 at 6:24 AM
I remember being a young woman at UBC who recoiled whenever a young man showed enthusiasm for getting to know me. This was because (1) I was raised in a culture that taught me enthusiasm/excitement = mental illness and (2) I was told for all of my young life that people were only nice to me because everybody makes a good superficial impression, and that criticism and abuse were "authentic" because it was what "the real me" deserved as a "mentally underaged" person. I was told that I was "useless except for an ability to read books and take tests" and that I "did not know how to function in society". No wonder I fell prey to predators who abused my need to be validated. I'm sorry, guys. You didn't do anything wrong. I hope that life didn't jade you as you got older. Come to think of it, maybe the guys who recoiled when I approached them in good faith were probably struggling with self-worth, too.
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life didn't jade me
Jan 10, 2023 at 12:09pm
guess who did?!?
Pure government institution
Jan 10, 2023 at 8:32pm
They're brainwashing people into hating normalcy. So many potential lives ruined. Shattered. All that matters is their narrative.
Jan 15, 2023 at 9:00am
it's simple, at some point you need to grow up, be an adult, and learn to think for yourself. going to UBC might not be the best way to learn this, but maybe once you get a job you will find your spine.
This only affirms to me
Jan 16, 2023 at 12:58pm
That dating in this city is a pointless endeavour. as soon as my cat dies im outta this shit hole.
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