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My experience isn’t your experience

It’s a shock when you realise that people around you don’t have the same experience as you. That’s possibly a very naive statement as children tend to realise that they aren’t alone, around the age of five. But I assumed my experience of growing up would be shared by those around you. Especially when those people are family, and are purported to be the closest to you. You grew up in their image and company, and weathered the storms together. Or so I…