It’s normal to want to feel ‘normal’.
We all want to have that feeling of fitting in; we want to belong and to be liked and accepted by the people around us. We try on different personalities, looks and interests – and that’s all normal.
Trying out new things is part of your journey to finding your own uniqueness – your ‘different’.
The tricky part is that when we experiment, we run the risk of giving up what makes us different – stuff like personality traits, talents and interests – just to feel ‘normal’.
If you haven’t felt the urge to give up part of you to fit in, you’ve probably seen it happen to others: