Tag Archives: mental illness

I’m having major second thoughts about going to stay with my ex tomorrow

I’m leaving for Runcorn tomorrow, as I’m going to stay with K (my ex-girlfriend) for a few days.  I know she really only wants me there to help with cleaning and de-cluttering her house.  I was okay with the idea … Continue reading

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Unsolicited advice (when there is no help or when treatment hasn’t worked)

All too often, I’ve seen people dish out unsolicited advice to those suffering from mental health problems and loneliness, usually along the lines of “Seek professional help” or “Call the suicide hotline number” or “Check yourself into hospital”.  While this may be appropriate advice to … Continue reading

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Just waiting to die (borrowed time)

TRIGGER WARNING: Suicide, suicidal ideation My existence has descended into little more than a lonely, binge drinking haze.  The bottle is now the only ‘friend’ I have left and the only thing I can trust in this world.  It doesn’t … Continue reading

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Suicide prevention is bullshit

TRIGGER WARNING: Suicide SPA’s (suicide prevention activists) don’t care about preventing suffering, just preventing suicide. You can be suffering from a lifetime of mental illness, homeless, destitute and alone, but as long as you don’t attempt suicide, these people don’t … Continue reading

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Drip, drip…fucking drip

I’m tired….really fucking tired and not just because I’m awake at 2 am yet again. This is a type of tiredness that sleep can’t fix, even if I were getting enough sleep. I feel far too alone and isolated, having.not … Continue reading

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Childless, not childfree

I recently tried to connect with people in a childfree group on Facebook, but I soon realized that the label ‘childfree’ doesn’t apply to me and it would be wrong of me to use it. Childfree people are people who … Continue reading

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Social pariah

It’s 2 am and I can’t go back to sleep. I’m tired, but my mind won’t switch off and even if I did manage to fall asleep for another hour or so, I’d only have another nightmare, so it isn’t … Continue reading

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