Living with Mental Illness

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Living with mental illness colors everything in life. It is often extremely stressful and exhausting. Sometimes living with mental illness means wondering what it would be like to be happy--to be free.

It’s hoping for someone to hear you say, I’m okay,” but squeeze you tight and call your bluff. You long to be happy, but life with mental illness is a constant inner voice that whispers, “You don’t deserve happiness."

Mental illness has a million different faces, but this is my experience.

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