Tag Archives: psychology

When fiction and fictional characters become emotional triggers

When I was young, television shows, moves and books were distractions from how shitty my life was (and still is).  I could watch pretty much anything and enjoy it and I read a lot of books.  But that isn’t the … 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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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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Dear random people on the internet: please stop telling me that “life is worth living”

I wish people who don’t know me or what I’ve gone through for most of my life would stop doubting my desire to die, as if it were some sort of whim or temporary problem, rather than a lifetime of … Continue reading

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The illusion of ‘choice’ (choosing happiness)

One of the most hurtful things you can say to suffering from mental illness or as a result of terrible life circumstances is that “happiness is a choice”.  Even though people who say such things or share one of the … Continue reading

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Being normal, or able to pass as normal is a privilege

“Normal” is not a bad word, nor is it anything to be ashamed of.  I’ve noticed that a lot of people shy away from the word normal and such people will claim that they’re different an that being different is … Continue reading

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The pain and shame of envy and why it’s so dangerous

TRIGGER Warning Suicide, school shooters I apologize for the fact that I need to keep talking about the envy of others that has poisoned my mind, because it’s a taboo subject and still considered a ‘sin’ by many to harbor … Continue reading

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