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Breaking: Me Right Now

I was doing well and  now I’m not doing well. This is how it goes. This morning I dropped my daughter off at school. She always waves and blows me a kiss after she gets out and closes the door. 967 more words


The Anxiety-Exhaustion Tango

Sometimes, I’m surprisingly tired in the evenings before I go to sleep and I have to stop and figure out why. With generalized anxiety disorder, social phobia, social anxiety disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (just being the anxiety issues), it’s a lot to sort through. 244 more words


New to blogging

So I have never started a blog before, I am finding it quite therapeutic writing everything down, being brutally honest, the words I have written so far have never been spoken before, I have kept them inside for years. 107 more words


Give Your Coping Skills a Facelift

Coping skills is a term that is relied on in therapy. It is often a goal, a mechanism, something that is practiced and defined and reviewed constantly for efficacy. 913 more words

Mental Health

Panic on a Train

Two months ago, F (my fiancé) and I took a train to meet with my friend, and old youth pastor (let’s call him “Rick”), for our first pre-marital counseling session. 523 more words


Testimonial: " it was a horrible, horrible time, made worse by the lack of compassion and concern that I was treated with."

“My first year at Cambridge was kind of a baptism by fire. I had initially been looking forward to starting university, but once I arrived the demands of my course and the pressured environment I was living in took their toll on my mental health. 949 more words


Full Stop

On Sunday I broke my ankle whilst playing volleyball.

I don’t even really remember how I did it. I just know that suddenly I felt a lot of pain in my leg and immediately knew I couldn’t play on. 624 more words