Tag Archives: Suicidality

Finding ‘Mike’

I’ll be wearing waterproof mascara tonight. I’ve a feeling it’s going to get emotional. I can’t remember exactly where I was when I first heard about the #FindMike campaign. I do know that one day I said to my partner … Continue reading

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Ten things not to say to a suicidal person

In July 2011 I wrote a post entitled, “Ten things not to say to a depressed person.” It was the first piece on this blog to attract a large audience and I own much of my blogging success to that … Continue reading

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Rapid cycling

In the past few weeks I’ve been struggling to keep up with myself. My moods, which usually last weeks, if not months, are flipping back and forth between hypomania and severe depression, leaving me feeling entirely out of control. It’s … Continue reading

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