Can You Describe Depression? -A Question From a Friend

Then it dawned on me, this is depression. Or rather…one of the best analogies I could use to communicate it. Someone once asked me to describe depression. It can be difficult to fully and  accurately describe an illness that silently affects someone in a variety of ways, but I did my best with an unlikelyContinue reading “Can You Describe Depression? -A Question From a Friend”

Beyond Help: A Lesson on Relationships from a Therapy Session

“Now…Can you promise me you won’t try to hurt or kill yourself? Or that you would go to the ER if you wanted to?” says my therapist at the end of a session. “I…can…try…” I reply hesitantly. “Yeah, if you’re going to do that I don’t think we can work together. Very selfish I know,Continue reading “Beyond Help: A Lesson on Relationships from a Therapy Session”

The Death of Me (Welcome!)

If I don’t write, whether you receive it or not, it’ll be the death of me. The blogs put here have no fireworks. Bummer right? It’s just a journey I live as sometimes to be honest…I don’t want to. You may believe I am seeking attention. You may believe it’s all in my head. YouContinue reading “The Death of Me (Welcome!)”