An Open Letter To A Person With Mental Illness 

24 Aug

Everyone should read this. Especially if you are feeling down because of your mental illness.


Dear Person With Mental Illness,

You are not a monster. You are a valuable, unique, wonderful human being who deserves everything grand that this life has to offer. Come out of the shadows and stand proudly in who you are.

You are not damaged. You are WHOLE, regardless of having a mental illness. I like you the way you are. I wouldn’t change you. I see you differently than you see yourself. I am not afraid of you or your illness… I am amazed by you. I am amazed by your courage, willpower, gifts and talents. I accept you, and your worlds of light and darkness.

Some people just have a “neighborhood” in their mind and they never get lost. You have endless terrain to explore, but sometimes you take a wrong turn and can’t find your way home. I love your vast landscape and remember… we can make you…

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4 Responses to “An Open Letter To A Person With Mental Illness ”

  1. The Mama With Bipolar Disorder August 24, 2015 at 7:38 AM #


  2. lifeptsd August 24, 2015 at 7:59 AM #

    Thanks for the uplifting words this morning. Today will be another blessed day, blessed to be alive have food and love ones by my side. Don’t ever believe you are in a bad position. Just look around and many others have it much worse. To all have a wonderful day

  3. manyofus1980 August 24, 2015 at 9:02 AM #

    I reblogged this too! Great post it was. XX

  4. the Prodigal Orphan August 25, 2015 at 6:23 PM #

    Sometimes we’re not the ones who have “a problem”.

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