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If you don’t know me, music is a huge passion of mine. I’m always listening to it, dancing to it, or making up my own. Plus, my boyfriend makes his own music, so I get to become accustomed to so many new styles and techniques in music.
I’ve talked quite a bit about music and particular songs that help my different mental illnesses on my blog. I wrote out my depression playlist, as well as my anxiety playlist. I’ve even wrote about 15 songs to listen to if you’re in a relationship with someone who has troubles with their mental health.
Today, I’ll be giving you my favorite albums that center around mental health. They’re not in any particular order, because how could I choose? I can’t even begin to tell you how many times I have turned to these albums in my life.
Even though I write a lot about relationships here on my blog, I am by no means a relationship expert. I’m constantly learning and growing. Plus, I usually only get to talk about things from my perspective.
By creating this post, I wanted to gain insight on how my boyfriend sees my mental illnesses. I figured it’ll not only help strengthen our relationship, but maybe if others are in his situation, it’ll help them cope as well. I’m so lucky to have a significant other that I can always talk openly about my mental health with.
Without further ado, here are 12 questions I asked my boyfriend about loving someone with a mental illness.
CONTENT WARNING: This post mentions sexual abuse.
You’re supposed to be able to go to friends and family for guidance. They’re supposed to help you when times are tough and you need a shoulder to learn on.
When you never got that experience in your life, it really messes you up. It creates lasting damage that you’re supposed to be able to hurdle over.
This is part two of my Growing Up with an Emotionally Unavailable Mom series. Please read part one to get more background info.
We all have said things we didn’t mean. We’ve also all said something we didn’t know was hurtful. When you live with a mental illness, you’re more likely to pay attention to what others say.
There is so much stigma surrounding mental health and mental illnesses. Every single day I hear or see a new thing mentioning it. It’s like I can never escape.
Here are 8 offensive phrases people with OCD are sick of hearing:
CONTENT WARNING: This post mentions self-harm and suicide.
Don’t get me wrong. I know I need therapy. In fact, I want to go to therapy. I think therapy is awesome
Every single person can benefit from it, because therapy isn’t just for people who are mentally ill. Everyone goes through things that they a hard time coping with. People should always find new ways to grow and improve themselves.
I wish I could go to therapy. It’s just so hard for me. Here are 4 unfortunate reasons why I no longer go to therapy anymore: