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Coping Skills

Now I Need God?

I have a therapist, psychiatrist, friends and family but now I think it is time to look into getting a spiritual advisor. I haven’t been religious since my childhood, and wonder why now, at 39 years old, I am considering getting one. It seems...
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General

Election Trauma

It's funny but I didn’t realize how much turmoil, stress, and anxiety I’ve been enduring till today. Election Day is tomorrow, and I find my anxiety to grow as we speak. I’m trying to focus and remain calm, but it’s overwhelming and, to be...
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General

Are You Single or Married? – The Ring Finger

Recently I came across one of my Mother’s rings that I’ve had for quite some time, but, I’ve never wore cause it doesn’t fit on any of my fingers, well, except my ring finger.

It’s purple with diamonds and could pass as a wedding ring. It has always fit perfectly on my ring finger but, I’ve never had a “ring” and didn’t want to walk around society with jewelry on my finger like I was married...
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Bipolar II

Haunted By Insomnia

I’ve spent the first 28 years of my life suffering from acute insomnia. Hypo mania will do that to you. When I finally got properly diagnosed with Bipolar II, and started medication, I couldn’t believe the feeling I had to wake up without terrible lack of sleep. I remember as a child lying awake all night and dreading the next morning cause I knew I would be fueled...
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