I have a fondness for the word ‘weird,’ which may seem... well, weird, considering that it’s often used in a negative context. Like when my partner tells me, “You’re soooo weird,” something I hear quite often. I take it as a compliment. She does not mean it that way. We agree to disagree.
Luckily, my parents were really big on ‘being yourself’ and ‘doing what makes YOU happy’. As a result, I was always my unique, weird self as a kid. But aren’t we all up until a certain point? Growing into a bigger kid, I became aware that other people were trying to fit into the group instead of being themselves. That was an interesting discovery! I started wondering if I should be doing that too.Read More