I have always been a giver, but how much of that is out of guilt? I made a lot of poor choices as a kid. Namely that I used to … Continue reading Self-Sabotage.
A couple weeks ago my partner told me that she felt like she was living in my ex husbands shadow. We of course had a conversation about it at that … Continue reading Living in a Shadow
This subject has come to mind as I have started seeing someone who also has a mental illness. We get on really well and have a lot in common. So far so good. I can see a future with her.
This weekend was very difficult for me. My mental illness had me in its grip tight which kept me in bed for Friday evening, Saturday afternoon and about 75 percent … Continue reading Does Mental Illness = Weakness?
Sometime over the past couple months I just gave up. I stopped showering as often, stopped answering calls and texts from my family, and stopped going to class. If … Continue reading All I Need Is A Little Help From My People.
I feel better. My depression lessened over the weekend, and I have a good feeling about where the rest of February will go when it comes to the depressive episode … Continue reading What are Your Worst Mental Illness Symptoms
I’m 25 years old, not married (but in a two-year long relationship) and I have no children. I would like to get married one day but I’m not sure about … Continue reading Parents, How Do You Do It?
life is too short to be boring.
It took me nine years to realize the relationship I was in was a toxic one. I in no way believe I was perfect in my relationship, but I definitely … Continue reading Relationships and C-PTSD
I know I’m not alone when I say I don’t like the holidays. Everyone has their reasons. Family gatherings always reminded me of or created more bad memories.
Why is it so easy to believe the negativity anxiety pours into my mind? At the moment, my anxiety has taken the form of a dark storm cloud in my … Continue reading Anxiety’s Lies
I am not sure that there is a right answer to this question. Don’t get me wrong, I am happy where my life is at the moment. I am moving … Continue reading Can We Ever Be Happy in This Mental Illness Life?