We Are The Generation Of Anxiety

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We are the generation of mental illness. Of anxiety. Of depression. Of stress that turns to ulcers. We are the generation defined by the sickness in our minds. Of not knowing how to fail. We are the generation that tears ourselves apart because we can’t achieve perfection. We are the generation full of panic. Of Xanax and Zoloft and Valium. 

I’m Done Apologizing For My Anxiety

I’m done feeling like a burden. Feeling like I am less of a fantastic human being because of a chemical imbalance in my brain. And if you can’t handle my imperfect life, if you can’t handle that I have a mental illness, you can walk away. You can get out of my life.

Anxiety Is Not A Trend So Stop Glamorizing It

People need to stop treating anxiety, or any other mental illness as the next big fashion accessory. Having anxiety is not trendy, it’s a debilitating mental disease, and pretending to have it because it fits in to your sob story does not make it any easier for those of us who suffer every day.