When you’re on the edge, you’re not quite fitting in – but you can feel like you should. You want to do almost anything to fit in, to get noticed.
The social media age has heightened this sense. It has a name: “Fear of Missing Out” or the FOMO phenomenon.
Being different can be bad. Doing things a different way can be bad. Having stuff that stands out can be bad.
It seems like I missed out.