Coming To The Acceptance Phase

24 Jun

I needed to read this today.

A Life Of Mental Illness

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My mental health has been quite stable for several months.  I’ve probably come to a point that after 15 years with a diagnosis I know my triggers and problem areas well enough I can avoid these without even thinking about it.  I’ve put in enough practice now I have carved out enough of a niche that I don’t really miss things I would have missed five to ten years ago.  I have now come to accept that I don’t have to be defined by a career or lack of in my case.  In my case a career never really launched but it wasn’t from a lack of trying.  In my twenties I had read about those who had schizophrenia, bi-polar, autism spectrum, etc. that went on to have great careers and families.  I thought ‘if they can do it, why not me?’  So I tried various job fields but never…

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One Response to “Coming To The Acceptance Phase”

  1. PurplesShade June 25, 2015 at 3:12 AM #

    I needed this too. Thanks for sharing it.

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