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About Me

I am the only person I know that thinks it’s easier to be honest and open. I have seen people go bto great lengths to hide the truth.

I could never understand the deceptions of the Soaps. My gut would scream for them to just give it all up. Of course, this was before I knew that people thrive on another’s misery.

I’m not exactly sure open, honest is always the answer either. There have been several times in my life where I haven’t liked a person from the first meeting. Usually I keep my opinions to myself. Then there was Jordan. Abrasive. That’s the only way I can explain it. We hardly spoke or had any interaction at all. I did not like this kid. One of the kids brought him around. He was what they used to call a yes-man. His opinion mirrored whoever he was with. When he was agreeing with everything I said and did I decided to tell him I didn’t like him. My goal was for him to put a little space between us. Not come to my house every day and to keep his distance if he does. Don’t try to be my personal cheerleader. Not Jordan he wanted to resolve it. Trying to explain it wasn’t a resolvable situation was pointless. Pointing out his lack of character would only end up in a disagreement. Constructive criticism would put him on the defense and cause more interaction than I was interested in.

Years later I ran into the poster child for the foster system gone wrong. He hunted down his real mom, moved in and refused to leave. His mom dumped her six kids off with child welfare to pursue a life of drug addiction. While in her care they were given anything and everything possible to keep them occupied so mom and latest boyfriend could do their thing. The final result was a teenagers with no schooling, no skills who thought the world owed him something. He made his mom cry regularly and threatened his grandmother. I don’t know how I let him know what I thought but I’m sure it wasn’t nice. This went over well with someone who has abandonment issues and can’t handle rejection. Every time I was in earshot he would try to taunt me. I had to make peace with the social reject so I didn’t have to be bothered.

Other than that I prefer open honesty.

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18 comments on “About Me

  1. amommasview says:

    I really like your introduction. I like the person you seem to be. So I am very happy to have met you virtually. I came over from HarsH ReaLiTy.

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    1. Thank you! Nice to meet you too!

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  2. rebecca says:

    Hello there. Thanks for your visit to my site soulsisterwisdom, your like and follow. Love your site 🙂 Lots of interesting things. Looking forward to following you. Cheers, R

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  3. Dennis says:

    Like your mindset! I am following your blog now. Have a lot of fun with your blog. Thank you. D

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  4. Wow! the contents of your about page is very motivational 😀

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    1. Thank you!! I’m glad you like it.

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  5. bpnurse says:

    Nice blog you have here. 🙂 Thank you for the follow at bpnurse.com!

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  6. This blog is so good!

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  7. thia licona says:

    My friend, glad for your follow, doing the same for you. Instead of writing a comment for this post, I wrote a post in my https://inspirationalbythia.wordpress.com/, perhaps anyone cares to click and perhaps…? …get some more followers? Just kidding! Seriously though, plz check it out. 🙂

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  8. Hi. It’s the Stone Temple Pilots girl. Guess what? I’m on Brintellix two tabs a week at night and wellbutrin. I’m also on Adderall. It’s hard not to get judged for it. I take less Adderall than prescribed but it’s still a hassle. My pharmacy of 15 years fired me when I started taking it. It also helps with binge eating, a consequence of mood stabilizing atypical antipsychotics. From atypicals, I got Tardive Dyskinesia, an orphan disease now affecting 200k people in the states, With the rash of prescrips for Abilify, Latuda, Saphris, Invega et al, and Abilify at one point being the number one prescribed drug in the country, we’ll see a bunch more cases. My Tardive Dyskinesia advocacy is in the form of two vlogs (videos) on International bipolar Disorders youtube channel. They are: Tardive Dyskinesia Part One (symptoms causes, statistics) and Part two: getting treatment. The syndrome is way more common than people think, because previously, it only happened to people with schizo concerns, a population well medicated and often silent and shut in to their ALF”s. Now, however, it’s happening to bipolar patients, and neurologists who specialize in movement disorders (MS, Huntington’s, Parkinson’s Disease) are less than thrilled to see mentally ill patients with Tardive Dyskinesia walk through the door. It took me three years of not being able to sleep or sign my name before we found a movement disorder clinic specializing in TD and medicine to stop the shakes. Sorry so longwinded, I’m just doing my thing. Many people who are given antipsychotics can get by on much lower doses and that delays or prevents this neurological problem from developing. Allison

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    1. I LOVE the Stone Temple Pilots! And thank-you for the information. I just may have it I can’t stop myself from rocking side to side

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  9. Ameena k.g says:

    Hello there, I post a mental health story on my blog on Fridays and after reading your about page, I was wondering if you’d like to share yours too. 🙂

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