Anytime you are different, it is difficult in this world. Whether you look different, speak differently, dress differently, think differently, act differently, walk differently, etc., you are faced with challenges including external judgment and self-acceptance. The list can go on and on.
Being different, I believe, is something to celebrate. I am not one to follow the crowd and be like everyone else, but I also don’t like to stick out like a sore thumb either. That’s due to being an introvert and not enjoying all eyes on me.
Sometimes being different is not a choice. It may or may not be celebrated, depending on the circumstance and environment.
I am a parent of children with special needs. Invisible special needs…