Monday, January 10, 2011
It's all in your head
He could never remember when it was that he started seeing himself as an outcast, but the feeling grew inside him from early on. He tried to pin it to various traumatic incidents - the family being evicted from their house, his father committing suicide, or just failing to concentrate in school - but never found a valid explanation. The strangest part is that he was always loved. He had no reason for feeling unwanted or taunted, but he did anyway. When a destructive idea got into his head, it stayed there and wouldn't leave until it had caused enough pain and suffering. He had to live with that, no matter how hard it seemed.