You don’t play.
“Mine was not being able to talk. Literally, I couldn’t voice any thought because depression made me believe my opinions didn’t matter. I forgot what my voice sounded like.” — Jane S.
“All of a sudden, a giant monstrous hand jumped out, grabbed the boy, and took him in to the lake.”
“He could see nothing but the reflection of the bubbles from the hose and the dark, lifeless eye of the Great White behind it.”
Abuse is when they get pissed off at you, say something unacceptable, and then claim it’s your fault.
We become incredibly attached. Once time has passed, and we are in a committed relationship, we become attached and clingy. Why? Because our anxiety tells us this relationship is temporary.
Anxiety has one goal, and it’s to destroy people. And sometimes it does.
Whether your life is falling into place or spinning out of your control, I am here. And I am not going anywhere.
They have a hard time relaxing. They are fighters. They are used to working their ass off, so whenever they have a moment of rest, they become skeptical.
Depression is hidden in the jokes, the pauses, the drinks, the late nights, the forced smiles – perfectly rehearsed