Tag Archives: mental illness

There’s nothing ‘fantastic’ about being dyspraxic

In this age where we claim to be more accepting of neurodiversity, I feel that we are trying too hard to normalise neurological conditions and make them seem ‘cool’ in accordance with everything else that I find the be bullshit … Continue reading

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I can’t adult (seriously)

I woke up way too early this morning, following a nightmare involving being back in England and my mother.  My nightmares are traumatic, but at least the past can only haunt me in my dreams and nightmares now, as opposed … Continue reading

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The ‘rational’ argument in favour of suicide and assisted dying

TRIGGER WARNING: Suicide (obviously) I’m no fan of modern suicide prevention techniques for chronically suicidal people like me, nor am I a fan of ‘the ‘saviour’ SPA (suicide prevention activist) types.  The latter seem only concerned with preventing suicide itself, … Continue reading

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There is no help for many of us (so quit trying to save us)

Until we can find a cure for all serious mental illnesses and until we can help people overcome shitty life circumstances, suicide is here to stay. Why don’t people understand that for some of us, death is preferable to continuing … Continue reading

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I don’t want to be here

TRIGGER WARNING: suicide I’m not looking for attention or pity and I’m especially not looking for unsolicited advice from random people trying to convince me to keep on going.  I’ve done a lot of reflecting and I cannot come up … Continue reading

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Love and support are essential for recovery from mental illness, trauma and addiction

TRIGGER WARNING: suicide I hope this doesn’t come across as too ‘rant-y’ but it’s an issue I feel strongly about, based on my own experiences and from the experiences of others in similar situations, i.e. alone with a lack or … Continue reading

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I would be better off in a mental institution

I’m not joking either….. It’s a pity that mental institutions no longer exist. If they were run properly and with plenty of oversight, there would be far fewer drug addicts, alcoholics and homeless people than there are at present. There … Continue reading

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