Intercommunity abuse / trauma
It's so disappointing when hurt people hurt other people. I'm at a point where I give feedback but don't try to push further if people won't listen. I'm all about care but also about boundaries. I'd rather just bounce and come back after we've had space away.
I always hope there's room for reconnection in the future, but I'm certainly not going to be treated poorly while people work through their issues. Your traumatic past doesn't need to be my traumatic present.
Amendment: "abuse" was the right word. It's so tempting to downplay emotional abuse because the receipts can be harder to track.
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