I want us to talk about mental illness the same way we talk about anything from a common cold to cancer.
I knew I was going to snap, and I knew it would be in the face of a friend. We only hurt the ones we love, the ones we shouldn’t hurt at all. I knew it was going to happen. The only question was, when?
I found something that not only distracted me from my anxious thoughts, but also soothed them and loosened their hold over the limited space in my brain.