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25 Wise and Cynical As Hell

By Lakey Goff Sanford The Following is an excerpt from her forthcoming book, “Dollface: Memoir of a Bipolar Girl” coming September 2016    “I felt wise and cynical as all hell.” -Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar- Although I’ve told you some things, I haven’t told you everything. Did I romanticize the manic phases of Bipolar? Did I make it seem as though without mania there … Continue reading 25 Wise and Cynical As Hell

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Still in the DSM: Queerness, Depression and Coming Out

By Benjamin Andrews You’re not doing it right. You’re not worth it. You’re being selfish. It’s all in your head. If you suffer from major depressive disorder like I do, you are probably familiar with these unwanted thoughts. You’re not doing it right. You’re not worth it. You’re being selfish. It’s all in your head. If you identify as queer individual you are also probably … Continue reading Still in the DSM: Queerness, Depression and Coming Out

A Battle With Anxiety: Coffee, Cigarettes and ADHD Meds

By Karl Kevin Pascasio My anxiety comes from my frustration of not having anything profound to say. I’ve constantly had an inner intellectual back and forth with myself on what is worthy of iteration, of a blog post. I can go on and on with my self-reflection as to how I’ve reached this psyche, but I don’t think that’d be productive. Anyways, I’m writing this … Continue reading A Battle With Anxiety: Coffee, Cigarettes and ADHD Meds