Despite getting progressively better at social interaction, dating with schizophrenia is just too much and, every time I try, I crash and burn.
The media is so quick to pick up the mental illness scapegoat because it knows that people need to blame the tragedy on something.
I keep publishing because people say my writing about mental health has shed light onto something they have had a lot of trouble understanding.
Therapy can change lives, though there are bumps and valleys in the therapeutic process. I’ve found it makes for a happier state of being in the long run.
Stepping away reminds you that you are human; another hard lesson. It took me years to realize that I am a valid human being despite my illness.