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I have often found myself wondering why I don’t really feel anything. It’s like I go periods of time where I literally feel nothing. It’s not like I don’t laugh or get upset but it only lasts for a second and then I go back to being in my own head. 977 more words

Dating With Mental Illness, Ctd

A reader writes:

Molly Pohlig’s perspective on dating with mental illness is right on. I have PTSD and have watched the effects, pre- and post-diagnosis, torpedo many a relationship. 

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The Dish

The Social Stigma of Mental Illness

Ever since publically identifying myself as an atheist, I’ve noticed a rather prevalent dichotomy in society. And I guess I’d noticed it before, but it never became an issue until I really thought about it: people ostracize and dehumanize, or even demonize those that are different from them. 610 more words


"The Shock of the Fall" by Nathan Filer - Review

Title: The Shock of the Fall

Author: Nathan Filer

Pages: 307

Publisher: The Borough Press

Publishing Date: 2013


‘I’ll tell you what happened because it will be a good way to introduce my brother. 781 more words

When Oblivious People say Triggering Things

Today after arriving home from school, I pulled out the bread and the Nutella (choc hazelnut spread) and spread a generous amount on a slice of bread. 836 more words


The Deadbeat Dad of New Orleans...

We’ve all heard the term. Typically it’ll refer to a parent who ignores his children, leaves them behind, is aware of, but does little to nothing to care for those in his charge, regardless of consequence. 1,525 more words

New Orleans

Dos and donts for singleton friends of multiples

Dos and Donts for Singleton Friends of Multiples

For anyone wanting to offer friendship and support to a person with Dissociative Identity Disorder, a group of multiples have suggested the following helpful guidelines: 394 more words