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I'm Taylor, a gluten-free guy with Celiac Disease, POTS, and a rare type of Adrenal Disorder. I overcame a lot during my teenage years and I'm on a journey to get the best out of my health (mentally and physically). Whether you're here for chronic illnesses or mental health; my goal is to share my story to help anyone feel happy & healthy in life. Read more...

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Why You Should Be Gentle With People

October 16, 2019

I don't know your life. You don't know mine.

 

Socially Awkward

PAST: I could not talk to guys my own age for a majority of high school.

CAUSE: I was sexually abused by a male that I trusted as a kid.

 

Commitment Issues

PAST: I struggled to learn that my feelings matter in a relationship.

CAUSE: My first emotionally abusive relationships taught me that a girl's feelings always mattered more than mine.

 

Insecure

PAST: I hated taking my shirt off and felt awkward being the "skinny one" at the pool.

CAUSE: Magazines and movies taught me that I need muscles to be attractive growing up.

 

Antisocial

PAST: I had no interest in making new friends or dating new people.

CAUSE: I lost many friends and partners because I was told my health was "too difficult to deal with."

 

NOW: I am a much different person now than I was then. I now know my feelings matter, I now judge myself based on who I AM instead of my body, and I now have friends and a partner who listen to me and understand me for who I am. I would have never grown from these experiences if I didn't meet people who listened to my story and my experiences rather than judged the person that they met.

 

BOTTOM LINE: No matter how much you know someone, you don't know their entire life. Be gentle with people and be kind to people. They may need it more than you know.

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About Me

I'm Taylor, a gluten-free guy with Celiac Disease, POTS, and a rare type of Adrenal Disorder. I overcame a lot during my teenage years and I'm on a journey to get the best out of my health (mentally and physically). Whether you're here for chronic illnesses or mental health; my goal is to share my story to help anyone feel happy & healthy in life. Read more...

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