I'm giving this a try, but Kinja baffles me.
I sometimes worry that by becoming a more "socially adjusted person" (aka, no longer the kid who lashes out with words or defends herself physically when she's teased, now the adult who wants to make friends and ingratiates herself to people) I've also lost some kind of vital mechanism for standing up for myself.
So this is my first ever post, and probably no one is ever going to read this. But I had Thoughts, and seeing as some of the people I will be discussing are friends on my Facebook, I didn't want to share my Thoughts there for fear of making anyone uncomfortable. My friend posted this today: