Here’s Why Groups Don’t Accept You

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If you’re like me, you’ve struggled all your life to feel like you belonged. I used to feel like it was my fault, and in a way, that’s correct. But there was nothing wrong with me, and that’s my message to you. There doesn’t need to be anything wrong with you for groups to reject you. It’s often a problem with the way that groups tend to…

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Matthew Thiele

Matthew Thiele

Teacher. Satirist. Scholar. Published in Slackjaw, Points in Case, McSweeney’s, Ben Jonson Journal, and elsewhere. Definitely not a robot. Or an alien.