It’s Not Easy Being Meta: No love for the Empath

Being an empath sucks. Feeling everyone’s emotional baggage as well as your own, as if I need that. And it creates serious mood swings, like sheesh people stop having such strong emotions. Not to mention it means I never get to express my emotions. Like when I was mad at my roommate for playing her [...]

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It’s Not Easy Being Meta: Self Harm

Happy people don't hurt themselves, they don't have mental breakdowns and just start screaming. But what about all those people who are just faking? Do they do this, do the try to suffocate themselves? I'm not after attention, I just need to remind myself that I'm alive. Remind myself that death is scary and physical [...]

It’s Not Easy Being Meta: Stuck in my head

"Can't get you out of my head- so call me maybe. Girls just wanna have FUuuunnn~" "Laaaaame" "Stop singing out loud Chrissy." "Sorry, can't help it... super hearing, I keep hearing radio songs." "Whatever!" "Sports! Sports! Sports! Sorry." "did you hear Lydia hooked up with Michael?" "Wait, WHAT!?" "Dude Chrissy what is your problem." "I [...]

It’s Not Easy Being Meta: Hayfever

"Achoo." "Achoo" "Chu" Spring time, what a wonderful time of year. Flowers blooming. Birds returning to their nests. Furry little critters coming alive. "Ahhhh, ahhh, ahhchooo!" Bumble bees collecting honey. Outdoor excursions. Picnics. "Ahhh, oh no, Chuuu" Metahumans getting ready for parent day at metahouse. Teenagers rushing in the halls to get to classes or [...]

It’s Not Easy Being Meta: Static Electricity

You would think having electric powers would be awesome, it is not. My hair is a mess. Strands of hazelnut stick out all over the place. I try once more to straighten it out with a little pat down, only to make even more strands stick out. "Uggh, fine I give up!" I huff and [...]

It’s Not Easy Being Meta: Snow Day

This is what I live for. Sweaters, scarves, ear-muffs, beanies, snowboards, skis, SNOW! When you have powers of perpetual cold and are always wearing long sleeved shirts, snow days are amazing because suddenly you don't stick out like a sore thumb. And people stop questioning your cold hands! Snow days at Meta House are epic, [...]

It’s Not Easy Being Meta: Literally invisible

It's hard being a social outcast,  a recluse, someone whose on the fringe of society. Hard because no matter what you wear you look weird, no matter what you do it's weird. There's just no winning when you choose to be different, to go against the grain. Or at least there's no winning for me. [...]