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KINDRED SPIRITS

You know how sometimes you lock yourself up, turn off the lights and shut the blinds because you’re trying to hide the cracks? You know how some days you wake up with a loud hiss because you keep wondering what the hell you’re doing with your life? You know how ...

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One Reason to Keep Living

Originally published on johnpavlovitz.com Depression is a real bastard. If it’s ever visited you, you understand. Such a clever and persuasive liar, it doesn’t require facts to rob you of your hope. You may have all the evidence in the world in front of you that life is beautiful and ...

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HUMAN

I do not know how to live I do not know how to exist as a person All I do well is sleep and be alone I am mesmerized at the people Who are able to live each day with such aplomb Able to find joy and peace in the ...

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ESCAPE

I want to know joy To feel peace To grasp contentment To inhabit happiness I want to leave this skin behind To be free of this planted soul I want to shed my old selves To emerge in some new form devoid of me I want to be outside of ...

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‘Don’t Be Afraid To Take The First Step.’ Wentworth Miller Creates Powerful Video About Depression

Thanks to movements geared to enlighten the world about mental health, more people are able to learn and talk about this intricate subject, what mental illnesses really are, and how we can help others who are facing mental health issues. Actor Wentworth Miller, who has been vocal about his own ...

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YOUR LAST FEELING

You had always rejected Mother’s lovers, repelling them with hostility. But you accepted Charles. Because the night before Mother introduced him, she fell on her knees, pleading with you to let her, the one who had sacrificed all for you, have a taste of love again. You had crumbled in ...

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Wentworth Miller Responds to Body-Shaming Meme

Prison Break star Wentworth Miller has hit out at a meme mocking him for his weight gain after leaving his most iconic role. The actor was a huge name while starring in Prison Break, but was forced to deny gossip about his sexuality at the time. He spent several years ...

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HIM

His phone rings on the coffee table where he abandoned it, and he stiffens. It’s an accident that he is here now, in the same room as his phone when it goes off. All he wanted to do was fetch his headphones where he forgot them, and usually, for the ...

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You Can’t Save Them All

You can’t save them all. It’s not for a lack of trying, because you actually do try. You try to be a good friend. You try to always be there, to let them know that it’s going to be alright. But in the end, you can’t save them all. The ...

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WALKING AWAY (The B.O. Okoji Experiences: Episode 12)

The grass always seems greener on the other side of the lawn. It never usually is. It’s just a trick of the sunlight, most of the time. As a lawyer in my firm, I was hewn to be a hustler. I had worked and ‘waka-ed’ Vitamins A to Z in ...

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