About Me: Male, 51, Victoria, BC, member since Nov 2005
Diagnosed with Epilepsy when I was 8. Got sexually fixed to avoid passing it on. Epilepsy is NOT an STD, but back then they didn't know. They didn't need my consent. Just a signature from my Parents.
Sent to a Home for the Handicapped where I got sexually abused by a Gay Caregiver. Called the Police but No Witness = No Case. No such thing as DNA testing back then.
Brain Surgery done in 2003 (I was 41) stopped the Seizures. Now living on my own. Hard to find a girlfriend, as they expect a guy in his 40's to have a good job, nice car, nice house, and sufficient money for vacations.
Counselling said you can't change the way other people think, as that's their choice, not yours. I want to experience being in Love, but I can't change people's opinions of me.
People have just told me to stay out of the way. Now in a wheelchair, from a vehicle that hit me, makes even more people turn away. Music group I was in, decided to find someone else.
It hurts, but you can't change how others choose to think about you!
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