Sometimes we have friends that are just selfish in nature. They expect you to drop everything for them when they need or want you to. They might even seek you out more than your other friends because they know you will say yes. And you do say yes. But what if you had said no? What would have happened? Would your friend have accepted your answer or would they have turned against you?
A support group is a group of people in your life that are privy to your struggles, care needs, and will be there for you; even when your mental illness makes it difficult to be around. These people may not be your best friends or family and maybe they are. They don’t even have to know each other, although it helps if they do.
Fleeting happiness is still happiness, I just wish I had more of it when I was this age. Trigger Warning: depression, death, self-harm, suicide, eating disorders This is a condensed (but still long AF) telling of my journey to mental health. I realized as I started writing this, that I am tired of writing about [...]