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Why I Went Stag To My Senior Prom

I cannot tell you how grateful I was to go stag to my senior prom. Why? Cause my junior prom was a disaster. I had a huge crush on my date, who was a friend of mine that I started hooking up with weeks prior to the prom, and on the way to the prom made a point to tell him not to hook up with a certain girl who had a history of stealing my...
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Bipolar II

Menopause and What to Expect

 I’m turning 40 on Sunday, and am curious about menopause. It says the ages are 45-55 years old but I’d rather get an idea now cause you never know when it will happen.

Here are some symptoms:

Hot flushes
Night sweats
Vaginal dryness and discomfort during sex
Difficulty sleeping
Low mood or anxiety
Reduced sex drive (libido)
Problems with memory and concentration

I read the list and smiled. Yes! I’ve already experienced some of these symptoms for the majority...
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What is Secondary Bullying?

 I watched a show recently on Netflix about a girl that was bullied so badly that she took her own life. In one of the scenes she witnesses another student being rapped, and it got me thinking about what I like to call secondary bullying.

Secondary bullying is when a victim of bullying witnesses another victim get bullied. When kids are put in this situation what do they do? Sit back and watch in fear? Try and...
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Bipolar II

Using Mental Illness to Get Out of Situations

Ok, I know this is terrible. It is not the first time I’ve done it, and I am sure I am not the only one who has – using my mental health as an excuse for my behavior, using my mental health to avoid situations, using my mental health to justify my actions. Sometimes I use, and abuse.

Case in point

I have an on and off relationship with someone that I am trying to permanently end,...
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