Definitions of normal.

Someone wrote…

I just wish other people would expand their definitions of normal. Or throw them away completely. They can be so hurtful…

What’s your experience?

And what are you thinking about gender right now?

Posted by on March 20th, 2011 at 08:00 am

Category: your voice 3 comments »

3 Responses to “Definitions of normal.”

  1. Anonymous

    Exactly that.


  2. Sammie/Faerie



  3. Jessica

    Cambridge says normal is “ordinary or usual; the same as would be expected.” I don’t have a problem with that definition, but I do hate it when it is stretched to mean “preferable and/or required.” This is not normality, this is enforced compliance with arbitrary and often nonsensical standards.

    ER people in England have a term for peculiar symptoms of unknown (but suspect) origin: NFN – Normal for Norfolk. Well, I’m NFJ – Normal for Jessica.


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