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Bird Without Wings

It’s funny that they expect me to be independent when they don’t let me do my own things. I need permission in whatever I do even just walking around this peaceful neighborhood. 214 more words

You're Gonna Rise Again

Photo taken by contributor Teija, a 36-year-old woman from Finland. She suffered from a severe depressive episode at the age of 25, which turned into psychosis, and led to a three month hospitalization. 273 more words


Open Discussion: Is Sadness, Alone, What Drives Us?

Here’s something that has been on my mind for a long time now. Is a person most productive in times of sadness? By that I mean does sadness make us carry out decisions about our lives or work that leaves us in a better place than happiness does? 153 more words

Constant Reminder

These conflicting thoughts that circle in my head,
That tell me I am living, tell me I am dead,
Whisper to me softly while I sleep, 206 more words


The World was Ours

A year ago the world was ours
I wanted to explore with you
Discover the newest us
Go on adventures in food and love
Any place I imagined going… 120 more words


A shoulder to cry on

I am hiding behind a smile

because my only other choice leads to breaking down

I am the shoulder that persons rest on, I have never been the one to cry… 85 more words