Filling the Darkness

Depression is a darkness. It is an emptiness within. It is the place where your joy and your interests and your ability to engage with the world once existed, but depression steals those things away. And in its place it leaves an empty darkness. This emptiness, this darkness, it isn’t how humans are supposed to […]

Trying to Drink it All Away

I said earlier this week that I have never been actively suicidal, and that is true. I also said I’ve been in positions where I didn’t care about myself or living, and that is true too. This is that story.  During the summer of 2011, the summer before I started law school, I was going […]