Let me begin by saying I am no man expert (man-pert, if you will). In fact, I'm not very good with men (despite having my first boyfriend in Grade 4 - we held hands). I'm terrible at the "game." Usually, my past boyfriends have started out from friendships. BUT what I do know is mental … Continue reading Dating in 2018 and Having a Mental Illness: 8 Tips & Tricks to Avoid Getting Hurt
I keep trying to make my life fit into this cookie cutter image I've fabricated from the lives of my family, my friends and expectations of society. Finish school. Get a job. Get married. Have kids. Work. Retire. Die. (There's a Sun Life Financial commercial showing how different things are now, something I should probably … Continue reading Leaving a Cookie Cutter Life Behind
Today in therapy, my therapist said sometimes everything in your life is just crappy. Now I can't fault her for using the word crappy, because to be fair I used the word first. But did she really need to say sometimes it's true! That is the last thing I want to hear, her acknowledging my … Continue reading Today In Therapy
I had this overwhelming feeling today of "Is this it?" Wake up, go to work, come home, eat, TV, bed - repeat. I never felt this way before. It could be from my break up, not having that person to come home to, a dog to curl up with. Maybe my outlook is bleaker now. … Continue reading Is This It?