Life awaits. Meaningful friendships, inspiring work, independence, your place in the world. They’re all just waiting outside your door. Now imagine if that door was locked. No key, no side exit, you’re trapped, while everybody else blossoms around you. That’s what it feels like growing up with a mental illness… We all have to figure out who we are beyond our diagnosis. It’s a long process that begins with learning how to trust our own minds again.
The truth has left me with no friends.