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18 Oct, 7 tweets, 2 min read
Speaking of things I never thought I'd do, it seems like I just accidentally created furry drama. A new low. Whatever, I can't escape my past by becoming a better person, why should anyone else get that luxury? I'm done being nice. Let the pieces fall where they will.
Yeah, I know who went after me. You're not as anonymous or clever as you think you all are. I believe he's a better person now. I've forgiven him and I honestly didn't intend for it to get out. Just keep in mind that if you bother him for it, you're no better than he was then.
He was someone that was hurt the same way too, and that's where he let it take him. Hate just begets more hate. The pain only stops when you break the cycle. Most trolls probably won't figure that out until their 30s. Some of them never will.
I get it: you were bullied in school, too. You see successful people online doing the quirky things that got you bullied and it makes you *angry* that they get away with it when you didn't. Don't let yourself become what you hated, you'll only end up hating yourself for it.
You can't truly love others until you learn to love yourself first. Anyway, the others had a right to know as well, so I'm also sorry I kept it a secret. It was a shitty position to be in and I truly wish I didn't stare into that abyss so long.
Also, for whatever it's worth, don't feel so left out: I didn't avoid the bullying in school either, or at home, or even into my "success" online. It's been a constant all my life. I'm not getting away with anything you didn't.
Sorry, one more thing since there seems to be some confusion. I am not talking about M.L. or S.P. here. We made peace quite a while ago. They had nothing to do with this. I've made peace with the person I'm talking about as well. Let it go, it's done, it can't be undone.

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RSD isn't in the DSM yet, but it's just as valid still.
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