The fear of connecting, even online

Wargame Red Dragon Screenshot

One of my failings that has kept me prisoner for along time is not reaching out and connecting to others. I don’t ask or speak up first, I usually wait for others. This does not just manifest itself in face-to-face communication but also online. As a gamer I usually play the single-player form of games. … Read more

I hate being Nice

Man Screaming

Someone makes fun of me in school because I am shy. Another pupil hits me, I don’t know why. A work colleague does not return a tool they borrowed from me. Another gamer trolls me online for not doing what he wants me to do. As if I’m supposed to know. Someone who I thought … Read more

The Feeling that you’re lost

depressed teen silhouette in tunnel

‘The feeling of desolation is the suffering of the soul that had lost its way, or has never found it’ richard Collison You are at home alone. Perhaps on the web. There is no-one to talk to, you don’t go out. But you dream of a day when you will be free of fear, doubt, … Read more