Choose your secret keepers carefully. The right people WON'T look at you the same, that's true. However they will look at you with compassion and empathy, this will be proof that they are the 'right people'. They will look at you and see a beautiful, fragile and thoroughly human, individual. And it will feel good to be seen.
You don't understand how much I love talking to you. Its hard when we don't talk. I can never stop talking to you. Never.
She could feel herself fading, ever so slowly, excruciatingly slow. She could see as they forgot her, replaced her, and she grinned painstakingly. But after all, who cares about a ghost who refused heaven and hell to make sure they lived?