February 21, 2012 3 Comments
Really? And you know this…how?
Let me tell you something: Don’t try to measure the “badness” of shit you have never experienced. Don’t try to tell me how my own experiences measure up against someone else’s experience.
Contrary to what you might think, those of us with disabilites don’t sit around and compare our struggles in some sort of pissing contest.
Don’t you dare try to impose that on us.
We have enough to deal with. We get enough crap from TABs already.
I couldn’t even try to compare my epilepsy with someone else’s disability. Not even if they also had epilepsy-and a friend of mine does. Our experiences are different. Our treatments are different. It has impacted our lives in different ways. None of those differences mean that she has it worse than I do, or that I have it worse than she does.
We’ve bonded because of our mutual understanding, something that an able-bodied person could never have.
You can tell us nothing.
Check your privilege sometime, before I seize all over you.