You have only been getting part of the story.
There are other circles of friends and communities that see a very different me, one that is somewhat more theatrical, more expressive, who openly shares his expertise with others, who is a lot more honest about the things I usually am too afraid to share with you. I made the choice years ago to separate my interests and lifestyle choices that were not “nine to five” friendly to a different persona, with separate social media accounts, separate groups of friends – essentially choosing to live two lives.
A quote comes to mind from Ron Swanson: “Never half ass two things, whole ass one thing”
I’d been burning myself out maintaining both lives, and never excelling at either one. On top of that, the “perfect wall” I had built between my lives was staring to show some holes – some friends from one circle knew people in the other, some also were in both. I do not have the energy to keep things isolated anymore, and so I have come to the decision today to allow everyone to get to know the whole me…
Hello, my name is Daniel. I am pansexual, and a geek, and an enthusiast of latex clothing, and a tabletop & D&D gamer, and a computer nerd.
For those who have been following my other profile, I'm reintegrating everything on G+ under my actual name, and suggest you connect with me here.