Asking for help has been a constant struggle for me. Especially when I'm able to hide my feelings so well that most wouldn't know anything is wrong until I'm hospitalized. It's not that I don't have supportive people around me, it's more so I don't want to be a burden to others (which plays into … Continue reading Support
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I want to give a personal thank you to everyone that has shared their story. Even if it was anonymously, know that it might have helped someone in that moment. If it isn't quoted, they are my words. I started this to show that there is much to learn from our illnesses and sharing could … Continue reading Thank you
"I fell into mental health illness problems at the age of 11 due to an alcoholic mother and abusive stepdad. I spent many nights thinking about options out but music always seemed to keep me sane. I'm older now but still unwell and battling but life goes on 😉 I live with my dad now … Continue reading
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It is ok to grow and it is ok to move on. This is especially true if the people in your life contribute to relapses and hinder your recovery. This is a hard step but it shows how strong and dedicated you are to your well-being. It may not be a drastic removal from your … Continue reading
When for so long you are told that your emotions are irrelevant, it seemed only natural to accept numbness. The inability to feel to protect yourself from natural responses to situations. They are temporary and can change at any moment. Acceptance of my emotions was needed to truly love myself. All of me. That is … Continue reading