Would You Date Someone on an Antidepressant? Five Things You Should Know About Mental Illness

OK Cupid was fun, for like, the first half hour. All these cute boys to potentially chat with, all the cute boys I was already chatting with, and to top it all off, they have that awesome “match percentage” thing to help you figure it from the get to go. For those who haven’t made … Continue reading Would You Date Someone on an Antidepressant? Five Things You Should Know About Mental Illness

New Year’s Resolutions – What Do You Like About Yourself?

The question took me off guard. What did I like about myself? I wasn’t in there in that small, generically comfortable room tucked away in my campus’ health and counseling center to talk about what I liked about myself. I was there because I was flawed. I was there to talk about what was wrong with me. I was there to fix myself. I … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions – What Do You Like About Yourself?

The Salutation on My Suicide Note

Late on April 11th of this year, I returned to my apartment after arguably one of the biggest successes of my college career with the resolute intention of ending my life. Sort of odd, right? Not the sort of celebration one would expect as a victory lap. And yet there I was, crying as I … Continue reading The Salutation on My Suicide Note