READ/FOLLOW AT YOUR OWN RISK. Trigger warnings may or may not be used. WILL include suicide, self-harm, eating disorders, depression, and abuse triggers. This is where I get it all out.
instead of learning from my mistakes i like to dwell on them until i have a panic attack.
Pain is in the mind.
Apparently, people don’t understand some basic things about rape.
And knowing this makes it so much harder
Savage Rabbit, What Men Aren’t Taught About Rape (via lesilencieux)
Stockholm Syndrome – Typically seen in abducted hostages, this is where the captive shows signs of sympathy, compassion and loyalty towards the hostage taker. This occurs regardless of the way they have been treated – and even where they’ve been tortured or their life is under threat.
Lima Syndrome – This is the opposite of the previous syndrome. It’s where the hostage taker is extremely concerned for the plight and wellbeing of the hostages.
Apologies for the terrible image quality - I’m lacking scanner access at the minute so I had to take these photos on my phone
I was reading hyperbole and a half’s blog entry explaining their experience of depression and decided to make another sketchy comic based on my experiences with anxiety, which is another mental illness I think people tend to misunderstand quite frequently
Hopefully this will be of use to some people - whether they suffer from anxiety themselves or if they just want to know more about it
This so much
Easier said than done. But it is possible.