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I passed so long thinking I just couldn't feel things very good, because I could never relate to fictional characters and never could say "Yeah, I cried so much when X died in book whatever!"
Watching One Day at a Time and reading Magnus Chase really made me realise I couldn't relate because these other characters weren't like me. Because you can bet I will be crying my ass off seeing neurodivergent, lgbtq+ narratives.
I'm not fucking broken, they just failed to show me something I could relate to