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My prison without walls or bars

I hate weekends, but I hate bank holiday weekends even more and this long weekend is proving to be a difficult one.  I’ve been struggling with depression, loneliness and restless thoughts.  I haven’t drank at all today, because I’m saving … Continue reading

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“What are you doing for New Year’s?”

New Year’s Eve is another difficult day for me, as are the days preceding it, when I have to hear normal people drone on about their NYE plans and asking me if I’m doing anything “exciting” to usher in the … Continue reading

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To “suicide prevention” advocates (please LISTEN, for once)

Having suffered from mental illness since childhood, I’ve accepted that there is no “cure”.  Neither my depression or anxiety have responded to any “legal” prescription or over-the-counter drug and therapy has done little more than give me an opportunity to … Continue reading

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