“It’s embarrassing, to need this,” I continue, and that’s when I feel the familiar shame creeping in. It envelops me in its invisible cloak and steadily tightens until it feels impossible to continue breathing. Then the tears break through; I’ve been holding them in so long. I have a job, a family, good health. So why do I need these? What is missing for me? What is wrong with me? These questions I’ve asked myself a million times, but no answer has ever come.
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