Wheelchair users talk honestly about what their lives are like
Several wheelchair users took to Whisper, the popular app that provides an anonymous platform for people to share their most honest thoughts, to explain what their lives are really like.
When's the last time someone won a medal for going to work?
Pointed looks can often be as hurtful as words:
Being in a wheelchair isn't cured like a common cold:
Wheelchair users might feel like they must prove themselves as independent adults:
Not everyone's ailments are going to be written across their foreheads:
Feeling different than the societal norm can crush a spirit:
Having a physical setback might make you wonder how much people are doing out of sympathy versus genuine interest:
Everyone has his or her own story:
Some people might feign disinterest at the risk of being let down:
Positivity is key in looking forward to a happy life:
For more confessions from wheelchair users, check out Whisper!
If that didn't convince you that being in a wheelchair doesn't stop you from doing normal things, maybe this video will:
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