Cancelled Plans

I hate when people let me down, especially at the last minute. It can really trigger me and make me feel abandoned. I suppose I am not as bad now as I used to be. I used to be quite self destructive when someone let me down but I have learnt how to cope a bit better and not to take things so personally. After all I cancel on people at the last minute too. It cant be one rule for them and one for me.

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Migraine

I was off work yesterday as i had the worst ever migraine. This was my first ever absense in the 8 months i have been working. I properly beat myself up about it especially when my migraine appeared to be gone by 10.30am but i went back to...

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Ill,
Migraine
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Cruel Life

Please note; this story makes reference to suicide

So my friends 11 year old son died in his sleep yesterday. How cruel is this world?Many times people in this world have been taken way too soon and i always think about me trying to take my own relatively healthy life. I used...

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Death,
Life
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My Recovery Rocks

Please note: this story references suicide.

10 years i have been known to the MHT, although i have had mental health issues for as long as i can remember. I have been through so much. On many occasions i didnt e...

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mental health,
Recovery
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The injustice of not being heard, seen, validated.

I remember one day in primary school. It must have had quite the impact because I've never forgotten it (40 odd years later, give or take ;-)We were doing some sort of spelling/geography quiz....name a place and ask someone to spell ...

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anger,
childhood
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My Experience of Anger to Date...

I haven't felt anger for years, I've managed to numb myself from it.  I was always told to not get angry! A forbidden emotion when I was growing up.  If I did get angry, I was made to feel completely and utterly ashamed w...

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Hope,
Anger
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The Deepest Sorrow

I wish I felt anything but anger when I see a pregnant woman, affectionately caressing the home in which her baby grows safely. Pain wears the veil of anger so as not to be seen. It buries itself deep in the heart of me where it is safe fr...

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depression,
anger
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