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
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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
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