What Is It Like To Go To A Psychiatric Hospital?

It starts out scary and uncomfortable. I didn’t want to go. I didn’t want to be there. I was already suicidal, and here I was voluntarily giving up every comforting thing I had in my life, people, places and things, in order to commit myself to not dying. Fuck. I should have killed myself, this […]

Can A Bipolar Person Ever Be Happy?

I’m happy. I’m from Texas. I’m on disability income because of bipolar, and I live with my fiance in my hometown. I have a loving partner, a cat, friends, a good psychiatrist, a great therapist, and parents who live nearby. I also have mixed-state episodes, major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, panic attacks, psychotic episodes, […]