‘Not sick enough’

Bear in Mind

While my therapist has me rate how I’m feeling on a 1-10 scale each week, there isn’t actually a definitive way to “rank” my mental illness and its severity. Illnesses are relative; what is “severe” for one person is functional for another. Both deserve to receive as much treatment as they need.
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The lonely generation

Bear in Mind

Despite being surrounded by people in class, at work and in clubs, I constantly feel utterly isolated, completely alone.
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The thing that almost worked

Bear in Mind

The idea of zapping my brain felt like a last-ditch effort, as though my depression had become an unsolvable problem that required an extreme solution.
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