Memories of Feeling 'Different'
< Psychology Being made to feel ‘different’ is not an expected part of being born with a cleft lip and palate, but it is certainly not unusual. People are usually just curious (and who can blame them), but curiosity cannot always be kind. ‘Difference’ is a concept that isn’t always celebrated – particularly among school children. Whilst I am very fortunate to have never been bullied, there have been experiences in connection with my cleft that have stayed with me from the mom