Bubble of happiness

Someone wrote…

I was looking in the mirror after a shower a few days ago, when I suddenly felt a bubble of happiness rising through me and changing into a big grin: I had realized, for the first time since my haircut, that I’ll be able to watch my sideburns turn gray as I grow old.

What’s your experience?

And what are you thinking about gender right now?

Posted by on June 13th, 2012 at 08:00 am

Category: your voice 2 comments »

2 Responses to “Bubble of happiness”

  1. Anonymous

    omg, this sounds so nice and sweet…like you`ve fallen in love with your true self! I am happy for you, that you had this moment. I am still struggeling with the lost childhood and youth, the youth of a little boy that I would have loved to have. I am still stuck in the past and so I often forget that it is possible to have the “middle age” and growing old as the man that I should have been all the time. I often feel as if I am too old now, to right the unrightable.
    I spend too much energy in crying over a stolen youth, energy that I could also put into making plans for a future. But still I feel such a big loss and sadnes…So it is great to hear, that one can think like you do, that there can be a moment of truth and a moment you can see YOUR future in your reflection. I am glad you shared this here, it really makes me feel a bit more alive. It reminds me that it must not be too late now, that I have a chance too. Thank you for that.


  2. epistemicmurk

    This is so heartbreaking.


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