REBLOG: Michelle, of “Advice, Mental Health, Personal, and My Life”, shares her experience of rejection on Week#22 of “Working on Us” 💚
This topic is one I am too familiar with. Rejection is the cause of my anxiety and depression but it is also the cause of my rejection. I responded to the questions from BeckiesMentalMess prompt.
Have you ever been rejected by family/friends because of your mental illness/disorder?
This is a tough one to answer as I have had no friends for a majority of my life due to my social anxiety. After I lost my friends in Intermediate School, I had trouble making friends.
My family is understanding of my mental health diagnosis. When I dealt with self-harm and my eating disorder, my mom helped find and encouraged me in getting help. Recovering was still difficult because my mom and I don’t always see eye-to-eye on some things. But I still love my mom very much.
At my sisters wedding, I was asked to give a speech by the priest…
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