A loving, stable relationship can be the best anti-anxiety drug out there.
From someone who lives with it.
Contrary to popular belief, the terms “pedophile” and “child molester” aren’t interchangeable.
I wish I had realized there was no such thing as being too young to have mental health issues.
Content Notice: Suicide
We may not be able to tell you what we need. But we don’t want you to leave.
Telling a depressed person to “shake it off” is not an effective way to treat the illness.
I’m the mom who thinks it’s a great idea to bake a cake at 11 pm or eat dessert before dinner.
My name is Elizabeth, and I’m mentally ill.
Don’t worry, there’s plenty of other words you can use.
Here’s the thing: I can’t do anything about my anxiety any more than I can make my hair naturally smooth or my boobs bigger – it’s part of who I am.
It’s kind of like telling someone “If you’re hungry, come over for dinner.”
I once thought committing suicide was selfish. Now I’m not sure.
Content warning: Themes of mental illness that some readers may find triggering.
I’m one of the inbetweeners.
I’m taking a deep breath and telling the truth now.