The Dark Tales of PTSD

June is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month. While I haven’t talked much about it because it is not something I have personal experience with, I know others who do struggle with it, and wanted to make sure I discussed it briefly before the calendar pages flip. First, PTSD is not just for first […]

The Undefined King, General, Warrior. And Me

Men. We’re more likely to commit suicide and less likely to seek help or find ourselves in a therapist’s office. And why? While there are many factors, a big part if it is because of a societally constructed view of gender roles. A view of gender roles that is so misguided that it seems to […]

Dark Tales from the Thin Blue Line

Most of the posts on this page are accounts of  my personal struggles with mental health issues. Today though, I want to take a moment to tell the story of another group of people. Police. According to the nonprofit Blue H.E.L.P, 165 police officers took their own lives in 2018, more than all line-of-duty deaths […]