๐Ÿ”ƒ Reblog: 10 “Harmless Things” You Say That Hurt Me: Mental Health Awareness

Uncustomary Housewife

Iโ€™m letting my heart spill out through my keyboardโ€ฆ metaphorically, of course, and Iโ€™m offering it all to you. Today, Iโ€™m going to talk about my mental health. This is something that Iโ€™ve worked to conceal for a long time, mostly because of the negative stigma attached to mental illness. Iโ€™m sharing for two main reasons; (1) to educate people, and (2) to show people like me that they are not alone.

For the record: Iโ€™m living with Bipolar Disorder and Obsessive Compulsive Disorderโ€ฆ In this post Iโ€™m sharing 10 โ€œharmless thingsโ€ that people have said to me thatย actually cause me a great deal of pain. Iโ€™m also sharing how they make me feel, and why, while giving you an inside look at my life.

So, these are the things I wish you wouldnโ€™t say to me;

โ€œYou donโ€™t look like you have a mental illness.โ€
More commonly stated asโ€ฆ

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