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The Tobacco Shop

A dear friend sent me this extraordinary poem. The themes of isolation and self loathing (albeit ironic), the inability to connect with the reality, the self-obsession and self-sabotage all spoke to me. 1,671 more words


Why Your "support network" Might Not Be Good Enough

Groups of people might fail you and leave you vulnerable to look after yourself.

Awhile back a friend in AA got himself into some difficulty, he had quite a few interpersonal issues, financial problems and it took quite a toll on his emotional well-being. 786 more words


When The Pain Becomes Too Much

What do you do when the physical or mental pain you feel becomes too much to handle? Do you cry it out, yell, or scream? Or do you get nervously quiet, just silently watching and waiting? 377 more words


12.12 free write

This night is so silent that it fills my heart with fear, when in so many ways I don’t know where to go from here… 255 more words


I was told this exact line today bu one of my peers…

“Nobody needs you around.”

Well you know what? I accept that im nog needed and im worthless, i didn’t want to be here anyway! 11 more words