CW: Rape, Sexual Assault, abuse and consent TW: Rape, discussions of sexual assault, interviews and commentary of violence against women, gaslighting Whilst having a conversation last night with an enlightened soul, I had something articulated to me that I had been mulling over for a couple weeks. Why were all the apologies coming from misogynists, … Continue reading #sorrynotsorry

The skin I live in

CW: Mental Health, Mental Illness, Eating Disorders, Mental/Emotional Abuse, Childhood Trauma, Toxic Masculinity TW: Weight, Body Image, Body Dysmorphia, Mental Abuse, Abusive Slurs and Cusses, Familial Issues and Parental Problems. No, I’m not writing a review of the 2011 Pedro Almodóvar movie. Yes, I will eventually talk about my skin, albeit contextually different than a … Continue reading The skin I live in

Me, Mental Health and the NHS.

CW: Mental Health, Mental Illnesses, Bipolar Affective Disorder, Anxiety, Stress, Suicide TW: Suicide, anxiety, panic attacks, NHS, mental illnesses, stress, trauma, self-harm, eating disorders, emotional/mental/sexual abuse. Whenever I attempt to be open and honest about my mental illnesses, I am often confronted with either “oh, that’s so brave” or “oh, how do you cope with … Continue reading Me, Mental Health and the NHS.