posted on Aug, 9 2009 @ 09:12 PM
There is a HUGE difference between physical pain an ailment, and mental anguish, something that unless you've gone through, you may never be able to
People will go on and list all the reasons why people like the OP have no argument, they have everything compared to some, but until you've been
there you have absolutely no right to throw that at someone.
That is why I can relate to the OP. Though he/she has a very similar story to mine, a few of the things are indeed different. I too was told that I
would never achieve anything if I continued to be lazy and ignorant of my education. I, however, was a straight A student through my entire school
life. As the end of high school rounded out, I was expected to get even better grades then I had been getting and attend the biggest baddest college
around, even though no one in my family had done anything remotely similar.
It was my senior year in high school that I literally LET GO of everything people said and got so sick of it that I snapped. I went into a deep state
of depression and instead of going to one of the "ivy league" schools I was accepted at, I chose a local technical school no 20 miles from my
My life, much like the OPs was BS, and it was made that way by other human beings. It wasn't the choices that I MADE that made them treat me the way
I did. I kept to myself, I helped anyone when they needed it (even my enemies) and I tried to make the best of everything that I could. It got me
No where do I stand? Well I'm certainly not at a point to give much advice. My friends have abandoned me, my family turned their back on me, and
I've never actually had a good relationship that might lead me to look forward to some companionship, and I can blame it on one thing: HUMANITY.
All I can say is don't judge until you've been there. And once you are there, you will find that you no longer want to judge because frankly, there
is very little hope in finding difference in the darkness that is humanity.