The Problem With Forced Positivity

The Problem With Forced Positivity

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The Problem With Forced Positivity

When my body started failing, I hopped on social media and asked if anyone had dealt with similar issues. As the mystery built, I coped by using comedy and positivity, as I often do. When the weight of finally being diagnosed with lupus hit me, I kept the hardest parts to myself while sorting out what it meant for my life. In public, I continued to display comedy and positivity.  Every so often, I let…

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