Mental-health stories, books, poems, and more

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A young man, Christopher Downing, is overwhelmed by a severe anxiety disorder that consumes his time, sabotages his relationships and threatens his life. By the end of the story, the snowstorm outside his window symbolizes his state of mental paralysis. Read More
The thing is life was falling down around you and you knew you would get through it. You just weren’t sure you wanted to. Read More
A short paper I constructed on PTSD and its effects on the senses. Read More

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This is a poem dedicated to my best friend, Boo She's always the best source of comfort through all of my toughest struggles. The picture is of her. Read More

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Trigger warning: concerns suicidal thoughts. Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More
This is a short story/poem of what it feels like to be gaslit and the subsequent toll it takes when your answer is to dive deeper to help, but the woman doesn’t have to be a woman its anyone that ruins the peace of the ones around them by toxic… Read More
A poem about battling depression, anxiety and trauma and how a terrible start in life does not mean you can't have a beautiful future. Read More
A doctor struggles with the loss of a patient and his daughter. Read More
The incredible story of Christine Sizemore, the subject of "The Three Faces of Eve" IF YOU HAVE THE TIME, I WOULD APPRECIATE A COMMENT Read More

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When his tumultuous relationship with his girlfriend ends, Monty Washington tells her he’ll kill himself if she leaves him. To his surprise, his admission gets him placed on a psychiatric hold. Upon release, he finds himself attending court-mandated therapy. Though he strives to conquer his emotional instability, his progress is… Read More

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Who are you to try and gag me? Read More

Featured Review by Celtic-Scribe63

"Everyone has the right to write what they want, on any subject! If you don't like it, then don't read it. If you have the compulsion to comment..." Read More

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Everyone has the right to write. Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More

Featured Review by Jeff Bezaire

"It's vexing and stupid why some people choose to read or watch something they know they won't like or agree with, that will upset them, and lead..." Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 21, 2020

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Comments: 6

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Cover image: Gantas Viaciulenas on Unsplash. Read More

Featured Review by Melancholic Wisdom

"Wonderfully written and relatable, there is a certain stigma around venting that really needs to disappear. There's nothing wrong with going to ..." Read More

https://cookthoughts2me.blogspot.com/2020/07/kindness.html July 12, 2020 Read More

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A short story of one man's deteriorating mental health as he struggles with the mundanity of modern life. An encounter with a stranger during his daily commute changes everything. Read More

Book / Romance

July 01, 2020

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The Worthy of Romance? House

On the cusp of adulthood, Aurora met tragedy and darkness in a horrifying car crash. Death snatched her mom and sister away, destroying her family in a heartbeat. In its wake, it left her alive, but barely living; her only means of surviving includes copious amounts of Percocet and Xanax.… Read More
How such a tiny virus can cause so much pain and suffering. Read More

Reads: 131

Comments: 3

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Not here with statistics or numbers, I just write what I feel is my opinion completely. Read More
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