Answers to unaskable questions

Yes, yes, I know, I know, “unaskable” isn’t a word. This title ought to be something along the lines of “Answers to questions you’re afraid to ask.” But I went with “unaskable.” This post is based on an exchange I had on Facebook with a friend regarding my last post. He began by writing: “I […]

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Looking back on it all day after day

How many of you check your Facebook “On This Day” feature on a regular or even daily basis? I know I do. Sometimes there’s a fun memory. Mostly it’s mildly interesting to see what I was up to in years past. But occasionally I’m faced with a dive back into the bad old days. The bad […]

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What happens when you’re confronted by mental health stigma?

What would you do? I was at a luncheon today for a networking group our business belongs to and before our program each week we have “table talk.” There are roughly 80 members that attend each week and we sit at tables of maybe 5-8 people, depending on who shows up. Some weeks we have a specific […]

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Running into your therapist outside of sessions

Yesterday I was walking from my car to the grocery store when those automatic supermarket doors opened and my therapist came out with a cart full of groceries. I’ve been going to see her for about a year now, and this was the first time I’ve seen her outside of her office. It’s always a little […]

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The date. Meh.

I went on my first date in awhile, the first since March. It was not terrible, but it wasn’t good either. I didn’t accidentally set her on fire, she didn’t reveal herself to be a racist or anything, it was just an awkward two hours between people with almost no chemistry. The thing is I’ve […]

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The elevator ride, aka, trigger words

I had my weekly session yesterday with my therapist, and while I’m not going to dive into the substance of our discussion (though I may get into those conversations in future posts), suffice to say we had a good and positive conversation. I was walking down the hall and had a bounce in my step […]

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