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  •  Great reply - thanks (1+ / 0-)
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    People seldom realize the amplifying power of self rejection.  Glad you made it through.

    •  well, maybe 80 % through--still more to go! (0+ / 0-)

      But I even had some psychological terms for things I experienced in my 20s...I called them 'white rage' and 'black rage'.  They felt/were dangerous---although I would never hurt either myself or anyone else.  Those are long gone--as is the misogyny I felt back then.  One important realization was that none of those feelings actually had anything to do with women/dating/sex at their core--those were just manifestations.  Actually it really had to do with bad vision from early childhood!  

      •  I don't know if one is ever whole. (1+ / 0-)
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        Namazga III

        Like thinking about all of this and following this story and the one of the girl who was bullied about her sexual life and committed suicide - as I think I've said, it raises my level of anxiety, almost like PTSD over that absolutely horrible segment of my personal life.

        Good luck!

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