Mental-health stories, books, poems, and more

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A simple experience of someone whose reality mirrors none. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 13, 2018

Reads: 18

Shelves: 1

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An elegant dance, a gallant fight, who will win? Read More
Reaction to my dad's relapse into alcoholism. Read More

Poem / Romance

July 07, 2018

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Comments: 1

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Poem / Poetry

July 02, 2018

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The Booksie Classic House

A poetry piece I wrote on how it feels to live with this disorder. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 02, 2018

Reads: 42

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

this poem uses biblical allusions to portray the strong but largely intangible emotions of an individual suffering from suicidal thoughts to promote awareness for incomprehensible struggles they face. Read More

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Imagine living in a body which wasn't your own. Imagine if you were seen as part of a condition, and once you gained your own independent body, you were not even seen as a human being. They don't believe you have feelings. They don't believe you have your own… Read More
Alice is eight months pregnant when she realizes that she doesn't want children. In fact, she doesn't even like children. However, she has trouble communicating this to her husband because of the societal pressure that every woman should want to be a mother. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 19, 2018

Reads: 18

Comments: 1

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Julia Withers a clinically depressed and cynical college student tries to navigate her mental health journey and sexual identity. Read More

Poem / Other

June 01, 2018

Reads: 30

Comments: 8

Shelves: 3

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When things get too much to take. Read More
A series of letters to all groups of youth and people out there but also random philosophical thoughts. Enjoy with an open mind. Please don't just come here to pick a fight. I wrote these to be heard out, not to fight, okay? :) Read More
Depression is a disease, and when it hits.... damn, you're gonna wish it didn't. Read More
If I ever see a shrink again it'll have to be under a court order. Read More
I wrote a poem about having depression and also it's mental health month so that's might convenient! Read More

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twenty-seven year old richard reece finds himself in a coma after his attempted suicide. his alter personality and source of all anxiety, depression, and everything else he could conjure up had finally left. but leaving left richard more empty than he was before. now he must regress to the… Read More
What do you think when you hear the term OCD being said? Let me guess, you think straight away it's someone who is a clean freak, wrong!, well mostly you're wrong if you thought that, ocd goes far beyond being overly clean, I'd know cause i have quite severe… Read More
When everything is perfect in your life, the only way it could be ruined is if everything wasn't perfect. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Sometimes you don't want to eat. Read More

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Book / Young Adult

March 15, 2018

Reads: 45

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

It's about the relationship between 2 people, an average man, and a man with a strange kind of mental disability that causes him to act more like a dog than a person. Read More

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I wrote this about an old friend struggling with low self-esteem. I would love to hear comments. Read More
"It hurts to fall And no one stops to help you unless you ask for it But you hate asking for help Because it makes you feel weak You'd rather pretend that you're fine with lying on the ground" Read More

Poem / Romance

March 02, 2018

Reads: 85

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

He was content with his solitude, until she showed him otherwise Read More
While writing this, I decided to share my story on the mental issues I go through. I hope you like it. Enjoy! Read More
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