Mental Illnesses in Women vs Men

Problematic stigmas prevail in mental illness whether you are male or female. As a woman with bipolar, I can attest that the stigma is real and it is harsh. I learned early on to hide my disorder. Otherwise, I would be labeled as “crazy” or “incapable” or just not taken seriously at all. How does … Continue reading Mental Illnesses in Women vs Men

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Are You the Right Kind of Weird?

I saw this question posed and immediately thought “of course!” I have considered myself to be delightfully quirky for quite some time. I decided to Google the word “weird” and the result surprised me. This word’s first definition is “something supernatural or uncanny”. Then it goes on to mention ghosts, witches and other scary things. … Continue reading Are You the Right Kind of Weird?