Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

How I’m Dropping the Dysfunctional Family Role of “Lost Child” (Even Though I Sometimes Fall Back Into Bad Habits)

Current Blob in green longsleeved shirt in a room with the Lost Child Blob sitting in the corner of a room with beige-green walls, on the ground, legs crossed, gaze facing the floor.
Nowadays Blob vs. Lost Child Blob — illustration made by the author in Procreate

If you grew up in dysfunction, lucky you! (sarcasm intended)

You were likely assigned roles beyond the only one you should have gotten, which is: being a kid and exploring the world through play.

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Gracia Kleijnen

Sheets template creator. Comic illustrator. Words on relationships, mental health, side hustles & self-development in 28+ pubs. Join Medium: bit.ly/MediumGracia