I’m a naturally anxious person, so when I read things like “getting married causes people anxiety,” I almost want to laugh.
Change is OK.
My friends tell me irritating behaviors they find in their partners. I think they are hilarious and relatable.
This is a concept that I learned about couple’s therapy: two people can have their own opinions and it’s possible for them to learn to see things from the other person’s viewpoint.
Realizing that you are depressed can expedite you getting help.
Worrying is my least favorite activity, but my brain thinks it’s awesome.
I’ve experienced depression throughout my life starting as early as age 15.
Unexplained crying is scary.
When fight or flight becomes a way of life.
Sadness is transient, but it should still be dealt with rather than repressing it.
Why? It gave me the skills I needed to change my life.
Being open about your flaws doesn’t mean you feel badly about yourself. It means that you have a good sense of self.
Loneliness can feel uncomfortable, but it doesn’t have to.
Wanting people to recognize your worth is extremely common.
Expressing your feelings can be challenging—do it anyway.
I didn’t drink, smoke or do drugs because I didn’t need those to have a good time—and still don’t.