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From Ugly Duck to Unfinished Swan: How Gaming Kept Me Sane

Stephanie Burdo from The Koalition writes:

"Gaming was a way for me, even as a child, to escape into a world where bullies and catty girls with awesome hair could not follow."

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Romudeth1331d ago

A lot of people can relate to this story; male or female. Gaming is the thing that a lot of us had when the rest of the world shunned is. Great article!

DualWielding1331d ago

I relate so much.... I'm now 30 years old and have retook gaming as a way to cope with very bad depression... unfortunately I have given all hope of ever finding a girl or becoming not socially incompetent

Kingdomcome2471331d ago (Edited 1331d ago )

There's somebody out there thinking the same exact thing at this very moment, trying to find their footing as well. Don't lose heart brother. I too have dealt with severe depression, and the feeling of being out of place that oftentimes accompanies it. As cliche as it sounds, you find the right person whenever you're not looking for them.
OT: I really enjoyed this article.

rbailey1331d ago

Simply an awesome article with a profound message that we all can relate to. I'll always be a gamer and nothing or no one will change that.

dizeestl1331d ago

this isnt blog4g, thanks

Blastoise1331d ago

Would you rather yet another article on framerates, driveclub or custom amiibo's?

MrKennedy1331d ago ShowReplies(1)
UnHoly_One1331d ago

Yeah, good story for sure.

And she's beautiful, she has no reason to worry about what other people think about her.