“It’s upsetting to think that people are forced to feel so alone, that hurting others seems to be the only way they can let out those feelings. The world shouldn’t push anyone to be like that.”
My question is, can we really blame all our teen emotions on something are dire as an age boundary?
MHFA is timeless, it will be valid for the rest of your life. It helps you grow as a person but you will also learn to be more empathic to your friends and family, and even yourself.
I wholeheartedly believe my mental illness does cause some problems in our relationships. But you know what, I think every marriage has problems because we all have ‘flaws’.
The important thing to remember is the choice you made together and the choices you will continue to make.
She was my first real crush and I never thought much if it. I loved her friendship and I adored her as a person, both inside and out. I thought about her all the time, I embraced the smiles she bestowed on me and I just felt all warm and fuzzy.
Anxiety is a powerful thing. I know what’s realistic, I know what’s irrational and I know these are just thoughts; but anxiety doesn’t care about facts and ultimately, he’s got more power over me than cold hard facts.
“No matter who you are, or what your story is, pain, feelings, thoughts – they are all a part of being human.”
Writing here and now, I know that the world didn’t exclude me – and that my feelings of not belonging were unfounded. I now know that this was just a bunch of lies, festering in my mind because of a problem I had, and which I could not recognize as lies. A bunch of lies created by anorexia.
The honest truth is that at any point, we can make a change. We can start fresh and follow a new path. It’s all down to you. If we fall flat on our feel, we also have the option to stand up and try again, or turn back – neither have to be the wrong option.