Today

is a hot day.

I spent some time in the back garden.

I like it there.

There are trees, and I can take advantage of the shade.

§

There are flowers, ferns, lots of things to look at.

§

But I cannot sit in the front garden.

If I do that, people point at me from the street, and laugh.

That is because of the stigma.

§

They decide so many things that I can and cannot do, the people who stigmatise me.

They decide whether or not I socialise, if I have friends.

All of my social contacts have ended due to the stigma.

They even decide whether I sit in the front garden, or the back.

§§

L

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s