15 things few people know about me

I love hearing stories. I love listening to people as they tell me where they came from and how they got to how they are today. So I thought I might share some bits of myself that few people know in an effort to return the love I get from hearing about other people and their stories.

1. I can feel what you are feeling. Most people call this being an empath and it makes being in crowds rather difficult.

2. I started writing poetry when I was 8.

3. I’ve always known that I wanted to do something with stories when I grow up.

4. I want to be like John Green when I grow up.

5. I shaved off half of each eyebrow when I was ten. They still haven’t grown back completely.

6. I never planned on getting married young. I actually was determined not to be the girl that gets married and has children right after high school.

7. I love children, but I don’t want to give birth.

8. I believe that animals have souls and can understand us sometimes better than we can.

9. My spirit is the strongest part of me.

10. I don’t understand how simple things can get so miscommunicated.

11. Yelling or contention is a trigger to me and often sends me into depressive episodes.

12. I don’t want to use medication, but my life often depends on it.

13. When I die, I want to see the world through the eyes of everyone who has ever lived.

14. I am thinking of ways to turn this into a poem as I write it.

15. When I see some people for the first time, I get this nagging feeling that I’ve known them before. I believe I have met these people in another life.

Have I weirded you out yet? If you want to hear more, I’d love to share them with you. I’d also love to hear some of yours.

Happy Tuesday!

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