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Mental Illness is So Relatable

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Mental Illness is So Relatable

Something I never thought I'd need to deem "Quote-worthy..." but it’s helping me cope. -When people #hurt they need you for EVERYTHING. When I hurt people see me as nothing. I am subjectively invisible... #mentalillness 😔 -Even if you’re by yourself, you’re never truly alone.  🙏 -I may not know exactly what you’re going through but I do know what it feels like to struggle. #pain -Pain is universal. But I’m so glad we are so alike! #unity -Don’t live #life by a setting of defaults. #Flaws are so freaking #beautiful 🙏 -Pain is certain. Suffering is option #PMA #NotAlone  ...

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The Raven Screamed… Nevermore!

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The Raven Screamed… Nevermore!

Here comes the rebirthing from the uncomplicated twitch, of which, only forcing the itch from an effortlessly complicated, yet, perplexed lifestyle known as simply fucked; it is so much more debilitating than abiding to the norm and saying, "I accept the terms of agreement." But, through the turmoil and anguish I feel, I sit back in my chair dwindling my beard as it tends to curl un-relentlessly to contemplate one preponderant thought... is it more harmful  than to slay, pray, and debilitate to our own life creating us for what's better known as "slaves to the game," or to be ignorant...

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A Bipolar Man Pt. 2: Mania

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A Bipolar Man Pt. 2: Mania

The tables are turned and I’m on the end of my ropes, ready to go off on anyone or anything that crosses my path. People say it’s low blood sugar, and eating food does help, but it’s only masking the problem. What a load of crap, right? I’m a complete rage-o-holic when I finally burst from it all. I can’t control the inner feelings, when just five minutes ago I was the master of a poker face. God-darnit mental illness can be so debilitating! (For Pt. 1: Agitated Depression go "here") cont... Everyone seems to not understand that now, yes...

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From Jenna to Dad, The daughter you never really knew…

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From Jenna to Dad, The daughter you never really knew…

Dear Dad, I stood outside your door today after being gone for 13 years, hoping enough time had passed that we could move forward and finally put the past behind us.  As I stood there contemplating for a minute whether I should really knock on the door or just turn around and leave, the nervousness ...

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The effects of Unforgiveness on Lifestyle Choices

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The effects of Unforgiveness on Lifestyle Choices

We all struggle with something we’ve done or regret.  These things I talk about in addiction recovery are known as “reservations.”  This term applies to something we feel we must hold on to in order to not loose part of ourself, someone else, or something.  Unforgiveness and forgiveness are a crucial step in the recovery ...

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