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Mental Health Monologue: Depression

The next entry in an ongoing project... To those who battle depression, you are not alone. To those who haven't dealt with depression, maybe this will help you understand it a little better. This is the weight I can't lift. No one will notice. No one will care. I'm not in a bad mood, I'm not in any mood. I'm broken. It's not fair, why me? I don't deserve this. No one deserves this. I can feel the walls closing in. Some days I can even see them. Another day comes and goes. Another day that nothing changes. Nothing's ever... Read more →

Mental Health Monologue: Addiction with a Dash of Obsession

The following is neither fact nor fiction, nor is it a cry for help. It's simply the first in a series of stories... (Staring out the window, avoiding eye contact) Of course I don't "have" to do this. I want to do it. It makes me feel better, but I can stop whenever I want to. I've gone hours without doing it. Hell, I've gone days without doing it. I don't know if I've gone weeks, but if not, it's only because I haven't tried yet. I could totally do that. (Turning to look at the other person) Completely stop?... Read more →