30 Days of Anxiety: Day 2

So I found an interesting daily prompt (provided by SimplyStepping.com) to keep me on track. Today I’m to talk about what’s going well in my life. I managed to get up this morning; the weight of depression didn’t crush me. I saw my therapist and psychiatrist today, both sessions ending with a positive outlook on…

30 Days of Anxiety: Day 1

I have negative dollars in two bank accounts and a small change purse about a quarter full, mostly pennies. I haven’t been to work since some time in October, I can’t remember exact dates but I know that it was some time before Halloween. Leading up to that, my accounts were already overdrawn due to…

A Cheat Sheet to Getting a Sociopath in the Sack.

I spent my 20’s not getting laid like I wanted due to body dysmorphia, and it kept me from actual orgasms. Stuck in my own head, I forgot to get around to figuring out what turns me on, what I don’t like, and how to be comfortable expressing these things. To be blunt: just want…

How Brushing Off a Bipolar Loved One Can Trigger Potentially Dangerous and Erratic Behavior: An Open Letter to the Best Friend Who Unintentionally Broke My Heart Yesterday.

My best friend put me through a world of pain and emotional exhaustion yesterday because they were too stupid to pay attention and take my disease seriously. I don’t mean that they’re really stupid, that’s the pain still coming through. Like most of my environment, my best friend doesn’t understand how bipolar disorder works and…