Opinion: does talking about depression have to be depressing?

This post is inspired by Sadie's post about whether or not to open up about her depressive symptoms on her blog for fear of them not being "happy" enough. Check out her post here. I think there's a common misconception that talking about depression is all doom and gloom. Talking about suicide doesn't encourage suicide, … Continue reading Opinion: does talking about depression have to be depressing?

My guest post at The Patchwork Fox

https://thepatchworkfox.com/2020/02/12/living-with-c-ptsd-guest-post/ I’m afraid of elevators. The confined space doesn’t bother me so much, it’s to do with being trapped in a private area with a stranger. I’m afraid they’ll hurt me. Rape me. That’s what trauma does to a person. It tears apart every part of you that is trusting and replaces it with suspicion … Continue reading My guest post at The Patchwork Fox

Things I learned from my friend's suicide attempt

*Please be warned, this post may be triggering* I wrote yesterday about my experience of finding out about my friend's suicide attempt, and decided to write a post about what I learned about interacting with someone who has just attempted suicide. I write this post having known several people who have attempted suicide, and have … Continue reading Things I learned from my friend's suicide attempt