**Trigger Warning*** This post deals with a possible sexual assault. If you are deeply effected by these types of experiences, please do not read. October 2014 was a crazy time for me. The Second and I had broken up, and I was trying to figure out just exactly what I had done wrong. It came…… Continue reading Struggling to Categorize
The hardest part of having a mental illness is not what you would expect. It’s not feeling that the world will collapse if I make a mistake. It’s not the feeling that I don’t feel the way I “should.” Both of these are common thoughts that run through my mind, and from what I understand,…… Continue reading The Biggest Frustration of Living with Mental Illness
When it comes to therapy, there are hundreds of different modalities and philosophies on treatment, and this last two weeks my therapist and I have tried a new one. I’ve heard about Inner Child Healing from friends who had done some work in that area, but it always seemed a bit “hippie dippie” to me. …… Continue reading My Inner Child is Confused
This post was actually meant to be something else, but in the midst of trying to write it, I just couldn’t do it.I still struggle with of I was in love with you. Sometimes, I’m just not sure. My family and friends tell me that means I really wasn’t. You don’t guess when it’s live.…… Continue reading I think it’s Time I Admit I wasn’t in Love with You
My mom came for a visit this weekend. We got to spend some much needed time together, and of course, I milked her visit for some assistance in cleaning my place. Lol. I can only clean on the weekends so why not wait till the morning she visits? I’m horrible; I know…haha. My place is…… Continue reading Don’t Say the D Word!
Therapy is a key component of life for many individuals who struggle with the pressures and stresses of life. I left my old therapist several months ago as I felt I had outgrown our relationship. Sadly, there is no “one size fits all” in therapy and each professional is a bit different. Each specializes in their own…… Continue reading Broken Family Trees
I’m not sure about you, but my Facebook feed is always inundated with quotes from my female, and sometimes male, friends regarding relationships, abuse and everything in between. When I see a good one, I’ve even shared it. I always think these are so true…but as a woman who’s been in abusive relationships, I have to say…it’s not…… Continue reading Loving Someone Who Hurts You