i've grown a lot as a person and in my confidence with the friends i have now, weird as it may seem, through friendships like the ones i made here. y'all just being you and letting other people just be themselves too makes the world a better place. it definitely did for me.
for someone who has had a lot of relational struggles being socially awkward/bad at reading social queues, finding that the community forums for one of my favorite games were also a place for me to just be me meant so much to me through those years.
i don't know that all of my friends who were around through my most active years (2020-2022) are around on here anymore, but if any of you are reading this, i want y'all to know you had a bigger impact on my life than you realized.
i've been going through my profile posts for awhile this evening, and i just wanted to say thanks.
thanks to everyone who enjoyed talking with me enough to follow the profile i've used for so long as an outlet for being my weird/cringe/dumb/extra/weird/repetitive/weird self.
thanks to everyone...
since being here in MO and doing this internship, i've made a lot of new friends. i've grown in a lot of ways i wouldn't have thought possible at the start of this year. and i've been healing from hurt that i had carried with me for so long.
in 2021, my band friend group fell apart very suddenly and very violently. i had tried to be a good friend, but i was blamed by others for what happened. and i blamed myself
in 2022, a close family friend passed due to cancer
in 2023, i moved halfway across the country and now im doing an...