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  1. Ikarus Diary

    Another Day, Another Shutdown

    Hi. My entries are being more frequent as I'm crossing a very complicated emotional phase that I'm not knowing how to control it no matter how I mask and rely on my created self. First, since my grandmother died, we're in a very delicate economical situation that are making me rethink my stay...
  2. Ikarus Diary

    I'm Not Worth It

    Hi. I wrote the other day about this matter, but somehow I felt a bit more positive about it. Today, I went to class after four days of holidays and I saw again my sad reality. I am ugly. My face is round, with acne scars, purple eye bags, my teeth are ugly too as I can't pay for their...
  3. G

    VIDEO: How having a low IQ & intellectual disability has affected my self esteem

    There's a stereotype that dumb people are happy all the time, because they don't know any better. That "ignorance is bliss". I can't speak for everyone but I can definitely speak aboutmy experience as a mentally disabled person. I've always been eerily aware about my low IQ, even when I wouldn't...
  4. M

    Alexithymia (trouble identifying and describing emotions)

    WHAT IS ALEXITHYMIA? Alexithymia refers to trouble identifying and describing emotions. Most people learn about emotions from their parents. If your parents did not teach you about emotions or adequately respond to your emotional distress when you were a child, you may have trouble understanding...
  5. S

    Am I attractive?

    This is not a post that is negatively themed, i have just gone my whole life not understanding the hidden body language in society like nearly everyone on this forum and i have always wondered if anyone found me attractive and if i am just missing the signs maybe.. i have had no luck on dating...
  6. Gummi27

    Sensory Battlefield

    I would like to try and share my journey as a recently diagnosed autistic adult. Learning to reshape how I see myself, and find the line of where I end and others begin.
  7. LucyPurrs

    How Do you Feel Good About Yourself?

    What makes you feel good about yourself? Are there ways others can help you with this?
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