Living With An Emotional Deficiency – II.

II. I’m not heartless, Just fighting my demons. Just hurting and healing, And healing and hurting. Just stuck in this vicious cycle of hope and helplessness, Yet, I remain expressionless. Get me out of here. A.

Living With An Emotional Deficiency – I.

I. How best can I explain, That I struggle with vulnerability, Like people struggle with addiction. There are days I cry about my inability to connect, About ‘dismissal’ being my immediate response. I hurt when my body jerks back once in contact with another, Knowing it is impossible for mammals to survive without body contact. …

Why Are You Not Emotional?

There's pain that cannot be relieved with tears, And lost confidence that cannot be reestablished with words. Anger that cannot be quenched with a smile, And depression that cannot fade away with a hug. But most of all, problems that emotions cannot logically solve. I don't want to feel these. A.