Posts Tagged ‘#SuicideWatch’

Beyond rape: let the healing begin

I am lucky, I am blessed, and I am privileged. I don’t particularly like these words, but just because I don’t like them doesn’t mean they’re not true. Luck suggests I have no agency in my own life, that good stuff simply happens to me. A lot of times, my life feels that way. Blessed […]

You mattered. Go safely Chester. Photograph by Tibor Bozi / Redux If you live in Kenya and you feel like giving up, please don’t. Call the Befrienders Kenya Suicide Prevention Hotline on 0733​​​​​​​​​​​​​​736542304  or 0722178177. https://www.befrienderskenya.org/suicide.html ♫ Battle symphony ♫ Linkin Park ♫

Procrastipression

Noun: The ‘too numb to do anything’ stage of an MDD cycle. Writing is my life. It literally keeps me breathing. So one of the first signs of a depressive cycle is when I can no longer write. It comes in bits and pieces, because I work at an ad agency, so I’m generally word-ing every […]

The other side of suicide

The thing with clinical depression is it can be cyclic. You handle it, it comes back, you handle it again, it comes back again … it can seem never-ending. Sometimes you want to stop the constant fight and just give up. And that thought can be tempting. Some people do give up, and then they […]

F*ck your feelings

I love word-play, so – in my mind – that line *pointing* has six different meanings. Like, for example, Asshole. Demisexual. Masturbation. Eminem. Cocktail. Sex toy. For now, let’s focus on the most obvious definition – that (other people’s) feelings don’t matter. I know someone who thinks political correctness is stupid. In his opinion, if we […]