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Every scar, no matter how big or small, new or old, has a story. #SemicolonProject416

Whether you’ve seen my tattoo or not, or even know the true meaning behind it, to me it’s incredibly important which is why I’m sharing it’s picture today as part of Project Semicolon’s ‪#‎SemicolonProject416‬. “On April 16th 2016, everyone who is feeling suicidal, struggling with mental illness, living with anxiety or unhappiness, self-harming, surviving a … Continue reading

Prisoner to my own mind.

One of my main ‘memories’ as a child is that of a cartoon which highlights good from bad by using an angel on one shoulder and the devil on the other. It could be seen as one of your first insights into mental health without realising it. Yesterday I read an interview with Olly Alexander, … Continue reading

Puppet.

Everyone wants a guiding hand, A shining light when things get rough. But yours was a vice-like grip, And now I’ve had enough. As hard as it is to say goodbye, I know that now’s the right time. You saw all of my smiles, But you were never there to see me cry. Now it’s … Continue reading

Time to say goodbye.

“Everyone has one person in their life that no matter what they do, how much shit they put you through, or whatever, they will still always care about them; you’re that one person for me.” Congratulations. You’ve shown your true colours, once again. What the fuck do I actually need to do? Because I’m at … Continue reading

This is to all who showed me there was indeed light at the end of the tunnel.

Last night, I accomplished something which was six years in the making. Last night, I accomplished something which I never thought I’d have the courage to actually do. Leading up to last night, I’d never felt so low, so isolated. But in fact, I was never alone. I was surrounded by a number of people, … Continue reading

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