Written by Hannah Blum, author of The Truth About Broken: The Unfixed Version of Self-Love As a woman diagnosed with bipolar disorder, I am not naive to the fact that people I date struggle to see beyond the label that society has stamped on me, which is why I wrote this post. If you are dating … Continue reading 17 Things You Should Know About Dating A Girl With Mental Illness
A person who knows their value is a powerful being. Trust me, I know how hard this can be at times. For years, I could not look in the mirror without criticizing everything in my reflection. Day by day, I learned to talk to myself like I would to anyone one else in need. I … Continue reading 45 Self-Love Quotes
The day I arrived at the mental hospital, the last thing on my mind was the status of single guys at the facility. I don’t think these types of places have a location status on Bumble. However, it’s in the places unknown and unfamiliar to us that we meet some of the most important people along our journey. I did meet a guy, and his name is Jared.
Jared and I didn’t fall in love with each other. We fell in understanding with one another; two souls destined to meet, to help one another find peace in the midst of chaos. At my darkest, he reached for hope and built a key from the light he found within me; a key that would unlock the chains of stigma and finally set me free. This is not a love story; this is a life story about love.
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