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We Have Nothing to Fear But Love Itself

 

The conversation we had begun that afternoon did not finish until after nine at night. I felt spent and numb, yet somehow giddy. My throat was raw. 2,560 more words

Alice Skips Down Personal Narrative Lane

Lost and Never Found: An Alcoholic's Unknown Story

“Did you hear about the rose that grew from a crack in the concrete? Proving nature’s laws wrong, it learned to walk without having feet. Funny, it seems to by keeping it’s dreams; it learned to breathe fresh air.

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Mental Health

bdlheart reblogged this on bdlheart and commented:

Takingoffthemask gives a real world account of the reality of mental illness. When he spoke of people with mental illness being treated as if they weren't human beings I felt like jumping off the kitchen chair and yelling, "YES!" When I was hospitalized it was as if I weren't a person, but a chart. It was as though I were a criminal not a person. People are so afraid of mental illness. They have no idea how afraid the mentally ill are of everyday life and people. TRIGGER WARNING-This is pretty descriptive about abuse at times. Make sure you are in a good space when you read it.

Maddog and Tish - Their Story

     I had been in quite a few relationships for a young woman of 19, the year I met Maddog, my Joe.  Our story isn’t that grand or different, but when we met, it was magic.  875 more words

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