Parents of special needs children know that hope is simply the denial of reality.
I use the “river of denial” as a hope metaphor to help others understand this phenomenal ability. 393 more words
Hi! My name is Rachel. This is a meandering story of my life with type II bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, eating disorders, attachment trauma, surviving sexual violence at the hands of a number of men as well as an intimate partner, and the difficulties associated with identifying as an asexual lesbian romantic (that is, I fall in love with women and want to – eventually – spend my life with one, but I don’t want to have sex with her). 222 more words