Living in Fear

I've always been the perfect child. Perfect grades. Perfect attitude. I never disobeyed my parents. I did what I was told no matter what. I received high honors, went on to college. Now I'm about to graduate, But what now? I've reached my peak it seems. Will I be a disappointment? Will I achieve more…

Social Working Myself

So I am studying to be a social worker. One of the main theories used is strengths perspective. What this entails is that you look at all the positive aspects of the client with them (or for them if they can't think of any themselves). This is huge especially in the addiction side of social…

Wall of fire

I feel like I'm surrounded by fire. Not in the sense of, "I'm making a difference" or "I'm amazing and therefore am surrounded by fire." This gut wrenching feeling is more of a "Why does everyone leave." Yeah, I get it. That's the cliche teenage quote that we all used to say (especially after we…

Love is my Achilles Heel

Now. I'm going to start off by saying this is going to be about a boy, a boy who unfortunately broke my heart but I also tragically broke his. If you don't want to hear it, I understand. But this is something I would like to talk about and get it off my chest. You.…

Starting chapters

So I'm not going to lie. I don't know how these go. Do I talk to you as a friend? As a therapist? Or simply let my mind run freely? I'll go with the latter. I'd rather remain private and therefore will not be getting extremely specific but I hope you read my story and…