On Empathy & Acceptance

On growing up as a bisexual woman & other obervances on being queer

i learned the truth at 17 (hah, jokes on you, I did not!)

I’m at my 10 year high school reunion. Has my 20th come up yet? No, not yet. Still another year or so. All the “kids” are gathered into their old cliques. I join the “lunch room table” nearest the buffet with all the girls that were only friends because we all ate lunch with this …

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Frau im Ruderboot steuert auf Leuchtturm zu By Mediaparts

“It’s so lovely you made a friend,” they say, and I want to say, “…but how do you know that she’s a friend?”

“Your drawing looks like someone I knew. She was lovely.”“She -is-. I haven’t seen her for a week. I wonder if she’s upset with me, because I forgot about her.”“If she’s a friend, everything will be fine once you talk to her.” When Marnie Was There, 2014 I shouldn’t notice this scene, but I do. …

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