How does one be in a loving, healthy relationship without sabotaging it?
Honestly, I don’t know how people do it. I try my best to be trusting, to be loving – but I often feel like I fail. My boyfriend reassures me constantly that I’m wonderful, that I deserve happiness; still, I feel remarkably undeserving of his affections. …
y’all who shame me for taking antidepressants, who think it somehow makes me “weak”: don’t u dare take an aspirin when u get a headache
— just another dumpster fire 🔥 (@elakaimo) June 13, 2018
Depression is a difficult illness to explain, mostly because even experts are not yet sure as to what causes it.
Whatever the cause may be, there’s a stigma surrounding mental illness and even more of a stigma when it comes to admitting that you take antidepressants, anti-psychotics, and anti-anxiety meds to help you.