As much as I’ll try to write this from an objective point of view and stay fair, it won’t be quite as possible as I would like. Let’s put the carts on the table: I do not like this dude. Not that it matters. But if ever while reading this you feel that I’m particularly severe in my judgments, well it’s probably because I really, really cannot stand him. And here’s why:
Compared to five or six years ago, I’ve been witnessing more people talking up about depression among other mental conditions. The fact that I know at least five people studying psychology in college right now, can also be seen as an indicator that awareness is raising up. In conclusion: people are talking about depression. We’re actually starting to care about this. But has it therefore become a hype?
This is a question that I’ve been asking myself for a long while now. Rape culture is definitely not an urban legend, so who are the protagonists behind it? Of course no one would deliberately say “my best friend might be a rapist”. That just doesn’t sound right. Why would you be friends with this dude then? Plus after all, you know him by heart so you’re pretty sure. But are you really?
PART THREE: FRUSTRATION IS A B*ITCH
She made no promises and neither did I. As if this mutual feeling was simultaneously shared by both of us without putting words on it: “We’ll see how far we get”. She knew it, I did too… I was not an easy-going patient and she was not a quitter.
PART TWO: OPENING THE BOX
I didn’t know what to think about my psychiatrist for about a month. She sat down, put her notebook on the purple coffee table, and glanced up at me: always the same gestures in that order. At the first two or three sessions, I was unable to trust that faded smile of hers: sometimes compassionate, sometimes just plain. Continue reading THERAPY TALES PART 2
If you’re reading this article I suppose you’re in your twenty-somethings and you probably have already had some good/bad experiences with drugs. If you’re not… Continue reading étude 32: Youth’s DRUG diet
“Just how many times do I have to come back again?” I tried to not sound skeptical but realized it was too late.
“It is important to understand that a therapy doesn’t really have a time limit… it depends on the patient” Continue reading THERAPY TALES PART 1