Based on the following article: George C. Nitzburg, Manuela Russo, Armando Cuesta-Diaz, Luz Ospina, Megan Shanahan, Mercedes Perez-Rodriguez, Meaghan McGrath and Katherine E Burdick, Coping strategies and real-world functioning in bipolar disorder, … 417 more words
Tags » Self-blame
Self-blame is a human dilemma. We may blame ourselves for shouting at our kids or not protecting our siblings from abusive parents when we were young, or hating ourselves for something we wish we hadn’t said. 33 more words
I think I kill everything I touch.
It is as if my touch has the property to take away life. Very recently, I was trying to grow a cactus plant, and I managed to somehow kill it—something that barely needs love and care—something that barely needs the necessities of a living thing, yet I somehow managed to kill it. 280 more words
Today I drafted my one-millionth apology email to a professor, fabricating my one-millionth excuse about why I missed class.
The truth is, no true excuse feels good enough. 776 more words