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The Human Aspect of Joel

My entire life I’ve carried with me the trauma of being abused as a child. I actively suppressed my feelings and experience because I feared that people would look at me differently. This lead to warning sings of depression, social anxiety and panic attacks, it reached a point where I didn’t recognise myself.

  • Abuse
  • Loneliness
  • Depression
  • Anxiety

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