When It Feels Like No One ‘Gets’ You

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Meg Dowell Writes

If you’re reading this, you probably already know that being a writer is hard.

Notice I didn’t say “writing” is hard. It is, sometimes. But being a writer — being a person who spends a lot of time in front of a computer, in their own head, and generally away from people — is harder.

I did not grow up in a house full of writers. I didn’t even have that many friends who considered themselves writers, or took their writing as seriously as I found myself taking mine.

So basically my whole life, one of my biggest barriers in writing has been writing despite the barriers those around me unintentionally create.

I love my family and my friends. I love spending time with them and living in the real world.

But they do not get it. They do not get me.

When I’m still in my office at 11…

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