Schlagwort: Gewalltag

The Elephant in the Room is Not a Bear.

There is nothing wrong with men. Men are lovable people with the same capacity for empathy, agency, and growth as any other human on the gender spectrum. But when men are socialized to identify their humanness as masculinity and to associate masculinity with power, we get some real problems. These are the problems of patriarchy. / Laura Killingbeck: A Woman Who Left Society to Live With Bears Weighs in on “Man or Bear”


To use a somewhat contrived analogy, lets say you’re dropped in a city where everybody speaks a strange language, completely unlike anything you’ve heard, and everyone gives you weird looks when you try to talk in English, in this hypothetical you have no idea that other languages exist, maybe you heard someone mention the concept some time but it’s totally baffling to you, beyond comprehension. That’s often how it feels to have ADHD and executive dysfunction in a society that don’t understand it. Getting diagnosed is like having someone explain to you that actually other languages exist, and then tell you what language the people in the city speak. Finding the right medication is like finding an old tattered translation dictionary, you can start to learn the language. It’s unlikely that you’ll ever become fluent - the analogy breaks down here, but safe to say nobody else should decide that you don’t need the dictionary anymore.

Caleb Connolly: Getting privately diagnosed with ADHD in the UK


Wieso war niemand anderes wütend über die erstickende Kraft sprachlichen Schutts?

Pascal Mercier: Perlmanns Schweigen

Change me into something I believe in.

I feel the world like a brick on my chest

Evanescence: The Game Is Over


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