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Blessing Or Curse: 19 Real-Life Confessions From People With Synesthesia
Synesthesia is a rare phenomenon where one of your senses involuntarily activates a secondary sense. An individual with synesthesia may associate images with sounds or colors with numbers and letters, among other things, as these people show. Take a look at the unique way these 19 synesthetes see the world. Is their gift a blessing or a curse? Find out in these eye-opening confessions.

There are different kinds of synesthesia.

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I have synesthesia, which manifests itself in the form of seeing sounds as colors

It's a gift.

2
I love having synesthesia. 
How boring it must be to not see a symphony of color when you listen to music.

There's a lot going on up in the noggin.

3
I have something called special and graphemes synesthesia. Basically my left and right brain are combined, so each letter or number, sound of word has a color in my mind.

You may not realize you have it until later in life.

4
I recently just learned I have a condition called Synesthesia which is where your senses cross and words and numbers have flavours, scents and colours. All this time I thought that was normal.

There is always more to discover.

5
Honestly, having synesthesia is pretty cool. People have colours and I can see time in the space around me. I only realised that I was a synesthete recently, so idk much about what else there is yet.

There's a downside.

6
Having synesthesia can feel like a super power. However people don't understand its not all sunshine...during my panic attacks the colours burn me alive. 
I wish I was never born with it
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