So well written… and so true.
Even after 8 years I still have days when I wonder when he’s going to get sick of it, or that it’s just going to get too much for him.
But he hasn’t, and I need to remember that in my bad days. He’s seen me at my worst and for some reason he still decided he wanted to marry me 🙂
“No one will love you until you learn to love yourself” is an easy enough phrase to believe is true. But it’s terrifying, especially when you have depression. What if you never learn? As a teenager, it made me fear for my life as an adult. I was certain I would never be capable of being in a relationship, but I was very wrong. Honestly, I do not like myself very much, and in August of 2013, a boy fell very, very much in love with me.
I have dealt with depression for as long as I can remember. I’ve been on and off medications, been to therapy, but it’s still alive and well, comfortable in its home in my bones. I can feel it every day, a tiny inkling that causes breathtaking emotional pain at the most inconvenient of times.
My depression doesn’t care that I am in a…
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