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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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Music Saved My Life!

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Music Saved My Life!

My mom always asked me some pretty off the wall shit! I brushed it off; most of the time. Typically ignoring it, well, because I was a rebellious little shit! Who wasn't? And if you're reading this, I'm sure you know... But, when it came to music, my dad and I were besties! Hehe!I'm sure the drums, clattered with double bass and a constant barrage of cymbals breaking were enough to drive any woman up the walls! On top of it, she'd make excuses to use that time for shopping, while I played a meager 9 hours a day (when...

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Mental Illness Stole My Life

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Mental Illness Stole My Life

I was first aware of being depressed when I was six. I was watching my grandmother putting out washing, and was overcome by a feeling of great sadness. Of course I didn’t know it was depression then; it took me almost two decades to work out what was going on. But even before that I’d been a nervous child, scared of the dark, pneumatic drills, and television aerials. My mother is depressed, anxious, and has OCD; so did her mother, and my great-grandmother before that. My father was very odd, as was my mother’s father. They all said that my...

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Addiction Triggers

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Addiction Triggers

Addiction can be mean!  Addiction can be angry!  Addiction can be all things but fake. You can’t set addiction down and expect to go back to being just like ‘you’ from the very beginning.  Like, before it all happened?  That doesn’t just ‘happen.’  You are wrong there. In addiction there are many things that people who don’t ...

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