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The Privileged Life of Cents and Sensibility

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

RECOVERED

It’s occurred to me again over the past few weeks that I lead a fairly privileged life. And no, it doesn’t mean I’m rich. I’m not, at least in a monetary sense. My last royalty check was around the $80 mark and I’m currently making less than my first job after I graduated from college. But, that being said, I do have a job, a roof over my head, food in my refrigerator (when I actually manage to go grocery shopping), a partner who I adore despite his grandmother who’d like to have me sleeping with the fishes and parents who have taken a huge, supportive interest in my life.
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Bullying: It Gets Better? Don’t Wait For Then.

Sunday, October 17th, 2010

RECOVERED

I had “Robocop 2″ playing in the background last night while cleaning the place up, cooking dinner etc. when I heard the 14-year-old drug dealing bully tell one of his lackies “Don’t be such a fag.” It made me stop and realize, wow, that was 1990. Things have come a little ways since then.
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