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Why You Should Be Gentle With People

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.


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.


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.

About Me
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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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