We live in a world that teaches us to be strong at all costs. The reality for many is that to be able to ‘stay strong’, means to repress their feelings.
The girls with the widest smiles have the deepest cracks in their hearts.
This article speaks to me, because I am always being strong and caring for others before myself. Though I think in my case it is a family trait, my mum looked after me, my nan, and my dad who who had 2 nervous breakdowns. My nan looked after my cousin, whose mum (my mum’s sister) was a bitch, still is really.
Meanwhile I just protect everyone close to me, from my parents, to my friends. I know this makes my mental health worse, but I would rather everyone else was okay.
I’ve been like it my whole life, I don’t know whether that could ever change for me, I like caring for people, because my problems are not really that important. Though my emotional Wellbeing Group is meant to be trying to get me in touch with…
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Industry-backed diagnostic inflation and lax regulation of medicines are the drivers in an epidemic of antidepressant prescriptions.
Interesting, because there are a lot of people on YouTube, Tumblr, etc who claim to have depression. So if the bar is set so low, then people like them can basically get the treatment that other people desperatelyneed, and fall through the cracks.
What if we took individuals who are experiencing emotional crises called ‘psychosis’ and offered them safe spaces of respite?
I’m not sure if I agree with this, this is a very complicated subject, and one I do not feel very qualified to comment on.
But I do know my next door neighbor smokes weed, and has extreme temper meltdowns, where me and my mum fear he will hurt his own mum. MY step brother who abused me also smoked weed, he had anger issues also, but this actually made him worse.
That’s just my experience of what drugs do, but still please still read the article, and see what you think.
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