Does the desire and basic need to fit in start as early as the moment we are capable of remembering what it’s like to not? Or does it occur earlier than that? Does it even happen to all of us or simply a select group? Does our age, race, gender, genetics or class dictate the strength and longevity of this longing?
If we all feel as though are aren’t fitting in, or our shapes are more square peg than cylindrical, wouldn’t that automatically assume none of us ever really will? That suggests we already are a part of something that, by its very definition, cannot leave us feeling anything other than included. [Read more…]