• Real Talk

    Today

    You grow up waiting for a defining moment to remind you of where you are at any given point. You think, in middle school, you’ll get to bump into that handsome (albeit not very bright) guy in the hallway and live out your ultimate middle school fantasies in the back of the classroom with him, just holding hands. You think that in high school, you’ll get all the same classes as your best friends, date one of the popular guys who somehow genuinely cares for you, run for prom queen, and win. You think you get to have it all; the fun, the mistakes, the grades, the friends, the experience.…

  • Real Talk

    Hello.

    Around this time every year, I relapse into depression. I say “relapse” because depression is one of the battles I have had to deal with for most of my life, even before I knew what the term was, or what it entailed. I haven’t made any blog posts for quite a while, because I was battling writers’ block...

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    It gets better

    You cried yourself to sleep last night. I would know, I did too. So this is a message for me just as much as it is for you. Sometimes life gets really tough, so tough that it seems impossible to go on. And you’re shaking and crying, begging for some sign that it isn’t your end. If you’re looking for that sign, then this is for you.   It gets better.   I know you’ve heard this phrase a thousand times, that’s only because it’s true. So take a deep breath. Pause, and exhale. You won’t always feel this way, there won’t always be that sense of foreboding and damnation.…