I lived so many years of my life feeling like a victim. I've had a hard life, and have been through lots of difficult things, including being infected with HIV more than 30 years ago. I hated the world. I was scared of it and I didn't trust many people.
However, about 12 years ago, my life started to change. I realized I didn't have to be a victim. I started seeing a therapist. My friends began challenging me more and more. It helped hearing things that were told to me straight up. I remember one of my friends telling me, "I don't mind hearing you ...
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