Tag: family

Why I Cut Out Half Of My Family

this stuff is golden, family, childhood, british suburbs, home, family home, suburbs, british homes,

I’m not sure how to describe my dad. I would say he’s ‘insane’ but technically he (probably) isn’t. I would say he’s ‘unhinged’ but I haven’t spoken to him in years, so who knows. I would say he’s a generally horrible human being, but I know that a lot of other dads have been and …

I Am Bigger Than This

personal essay, mental health, mental illness,

By My BFF The first time I felt depressed was after my parents split up. I had just turned ten. My dad and older sister moved halfway around the world and I would speak to them on the phone at the same time each day – 5pm my time, 9pm theirs. At first I used …