Can people stop:
- Thinking mental illness is solely caused by some event in a person’s life or another person’s behavior towards them
- Thinking everyone with a mental illness experiences it in the same way
- Thinking that people with mental illnesses can just “get better” or…
tell yourself you’re hot. tell yourself you’re amazing. tell yourself you’re untouchably, radiantly attractive. do it every day, even if it feels like you’re lying to yourself. insist to the mirror that you’re the cutest thing its ever reflected. if you do it enough eventually it wont feel like lying anymore, it’ll be automatic, and you’ll recognize yourself as the incredible babe you really are.
Shit. I AM done feeling like this. I have to be.
Because sometimes I need reminding.
Do you know how hard it is to find articles and statistics about violence committed against mentally ill people? Every time you put “violence” and “mentally ill” in the same sentence, all your results end up being all
"Are mentally ill people actually violent?"