When people don’t understand that you’ve been overstimulated all day at work/school and need space to decompress when you get home, and even though going out “would be so fun”, it’ll just make you more overstimulated and stressed.
I hate that when I talk about my mlm projects everyone is supporting and my askbox is overflooded by ‘Tell me more!’ and ‘I can’t wait’ messages while when I mention a wlw book in progress the season is shifting, the streets clear up, I’m all alone in an abandonned neighborhood, my askbox is painfully empty and the only thing I get are four hate messages with ‘Ew, lesbians’ or ‘don’t encourage it’ - like when did society decide mlm stories were more worth than wlw? When did we all put wlw stories as forbidden literature on our blacklists that are only spoken about in hushed voices?
View all problems as challenges. Look upon negativities that arise as opportunities to learn and to grow. Don’t run from them, condemn yourself, or bury your burden in saintly silence. You have a problem? Great. More grist for the mill. Rejoice, dive in, and investigate.
You know you’ve made it when you’re so tired of looking for free online movies and wading through jungles of internet-virus-spawned bullshit that you actually break down and pay 7.99 a month for your own Netflix