There are 24 hours in a day, 60 minutes in an hour, 60 seconds in a minute. Each day millions of Americans are watching that clock, holding onto their sobriety with a grip that whitens knuckles. During COVID-19, it's even harder to maintain your sobriety because you don't have the safety net (if you choose [...]
Have you won the battle or begun the war?
**I'm on mobile so the formatting will be different from what you're all used to.** It's been a full work week since my friend checked themselves out of inpatient to do outpatient therapy (the only thing they'd agree to as far as continuing treatment). I wish I could say it was going well. So far, [...]
Just like that, 10 minutes into his temper tantrum, and his ex-military parents became the BIGGEST and MOST entitled pushovers I've ever encountered.
At times it's difficult to discern sympathy from codependency. A desire to shield those I love from pain is a deep, deep conviction. Anyone I care about I strive to protect from any negativity. I build people up, I'm not made to be able to tear someone down. I've been the mediator more times than [...]
..it's not like I believe you just graduate from one mental illness to the next, but the more I listen to the serial killers explain their logic, the more it makes sense to me. Am I losing myself?
"There is no reality, only perception. Identify the filters through which you view YOUR world." - Unknown Many people absolutely love and feel entitled to discussing my weight. Personally, it's one of the main things that attack my self esteem. I don't often share in the body positivity they assume I have since I, "have [...]
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The challenge of explaining to someone the difficulties of active crisis. I've tried to explain the difference of ideation and actually planning/execution.
A new routine of distraction through easy games and the tightest grip on life I've ever had.