You might know I have been in mental health recovery for almost 5 years now. On bad days I often find myself behind my laptop, watching Netflix and trying to get through the day. I started watching the Vampire Diaries because I like vampire movies and series, but quickly I realised a lot of the things they discuss (overdramatically) seemed to correspond to how mental illnesses (in my case: evasive personality disorder) feel sometimes.

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Sometimes We Shut Ourselves Off From The World. We Become Moody And Chilly. It's Not That We Don't Care, Sometimes We Care Too Much To Let It In

Sometimes We Shut Ourselves Off From The World. We Become Moody And Chilly. It's Not That We Don't Care, Sometimes We Care Too Much To Let It In

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Sometimes We Are Too Scared To Improve. Because If We Try, We Might Fail And Disappoint People

Sometimes We Are Too Scared To Improve. Because If We Try, We Might Fail And Disappoint People

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#3

Opening Up Can Save Us

Opening Up Can Save Us

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#4

Sometimes We Grieve For Ourselves

Sometimes We Grieve For Ourselves

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#5

We (Un)consciously Disappoint Ourselves

We (Un)consciously Disappoint Ourselves

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#6

No Mather How Bad Things Are, We Often Find The Strength To Keep On Going

No Mather How Bad Things Are, We Often Find The Strength To Keep On Going

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#7

We Might Not Always Tell You, But We Are Glad You Are Around In Those Difficult Times

We Might Not Always Tell You, But We Are Glad You Are Around In Those Difficult Times

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#8

Sometimes We Carry The World On Our Shoulders

Sometimes We Carry The World On Our Shoulders

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#9

Yes, We Do Make Bad Decisions Sometimes

Yes, We Do Make Bad Decisions Sometimes

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#10

We Are Scared Of Our Problems/Behavior Sometimes As Well

We Are Scared Of Our Problems/Behavior Sometimes As Well

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#11

We Do Know It Is Not Always Our Fault, But Often We Still Feel Guilty

We Do Know It Is Not Always Our Fault, But Often We Still Feel Guilty

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Ivana Bogdan
Community Member
10 months ago

One of my favourite :)

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#12

We Often Find It Difficult To Let The Past Become Reality

We Often Find It Difficult To Let The Past Become Reality

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#13

Never Let Fear Stop You From Loving And Living Your Life

Never Let Fear Stop You From Loving And Living Your Life

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#14

In The End, We Have To Move Through Fear To Live

In The End, We Have To Move Through Fear To Live

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Ivana Bogdan
Community Member
10 months ago

No, I don't want to touch the spider :D