Tag: depression

I Am Angry With You

We started out innocently. We’d been introduced to each other through a mutual friend; a trusted friend; and hit it off pretty well. Both of us were sarcastic and sassy, which was reflected in many of our conversations together. It wasn’t crazy hot chemistry, but we got on well.  One evening in November 2014 we …

My Struggle With Depression

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Depression is a beastie. It takes from you. It uses your anxieties to make you feel worse. It makes you miss the person that you used to be before it clutched you in a misguided embrace. Some people, like me, can be ashamed by having depression. “Am I just being lazy?” “Will other people think …

Revenge Porn And Me

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“Well, I guess you’ve learnt your lesson now then,” said my case officer, after she had taken notes of the story I had relayed to her. The lack of support and blatant victim-shaming caused me to instantly curl up into a ball of tears as soon as both police officers let themselves out. I was …

Sometimes Motivational Quotes Are Not What’s Needed

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Don’t tell me that the moment is NOW and that I’m a BAD-ASS BITCH. That’s not really what I need to hear right now. Sure, time is precious and I should be more confident, but getting myself out of this grey slumber of depression and anxiety is taking up enough of my mental energy at …