Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

Stop Trying To Be A Robot

And learn to give yourself some grace.

Photo by Franck V. on Unsplash

I was told I sounded like a robot.

Frequently, during my shifts as a Crisis Counselor where a texter will accuse me of being a robot, or question whether the person they’re talking to on the other side of their phone is a robot. I remember my reaction: I made typos and started to talk in less professional language to ascertain my…

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