Once this author recognized these patterns, she realized she wasn’t a bad partner – she was being manipulated. If you spot these signs in your relationship, it may be time for you to consider this possibility, too.
If you think it’s “just a movie” when horror movies use asylum tropes, you need to read this author’s account on how these tropes have a very real, very scary impact on mentally disabled and neurodivergent folks.
This author didn’t want hearing aids – and the stigma makes a lot of people feel the same. Here’s how they helped her find her authentic self, and discover that she’s a better listener than she ever knew.