Long-Term Mental Illness

“Yeah, I could dream more thenĀ / I could believe more then / That the world could only get better…”

– Once When I Was Little, James Morrison

DISCLAIMER: THIS IS NOT ABOUT EVERY SINGLE HUMAN BEING I KNOW. IF YOU’RE OFFENDED BY SOMETHING I WRITE, ASK YOURSELF WHY BEFORE ASKING ME WHY I WROTE IT. THANKS.

A few things happen when you’ve had a diagnosed mental illness for a while. These things happen very naturally and no one is at fault for them. Sometimes they come from you, and sometimes they come from others. I’ve noticed these changes happening since I was diagnosed with Depression and Anxiety at the age of 14…until now, 8 years later at nearly 22 years of age. I’m going to talk about two of these things.

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