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When I Walk Away

I met him in Shanghai when I was 21, still in university and pretty much still a child. I had never dated before, never been in love and never even had my first kiss yet. 1,550 more words

Anger

My first little secret

THE MONSTER WASN’T THE FIRST to have raped me. It’s not really a secret, some close friends already know. I must have been 10 when it happened. 1,210 more words

Relapses

When the police came around

WHEN I REPORTED IT, I CALLED 101 – The police non-emergency number. It felt a bit ridiculous to be calling 999. It happened 69 days ago. 1,796 more words

PTSD

The effect of coping mechanisms on the severity of bipolar disorder.

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

Bipolar Disorder

Pressed from Mindful: How to Practice Forgiving Yourself

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

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Flash Fiction#2

Murderer

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

Fiction

Un Errore

One night

One vulnerability

One act

One peaceful slumber

One memory…..

One honest man and one fool.

— that mishmash

Dec , 2015 …one unforgettable month

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