Your tough love doesn’t work on my mental illness. Your dismissive and sometimes gaslighting attitude towards me does not work on my mental illness.
I hear the words “you need to snap out of this now” and “you need to just get over it” but these words don’t offer encouragement or strength to me during my journey, they don’t stretch out to me like an arm to help me up from the ground. They cut into my deep psychological wounds and make me feel like a project that needs “fixing”. READ MORE