Being There For Your Partner With Anxiety

My head is spinning. New, more stressful thoughts pop up by the second. My chest is tight, when did it become so hard to breathe? I feel like crying. . . or laughing. . . or crying. . . or screaming. . . Wait, why do I feel so angry? Why do I feel like …

Bisexuals Are Like Werewolves

After coming out as bisexual a little over six months ago, I've been exposed to a wide variety of reactions and expectations from strangers, partners, family, friends, fellow internet goers, Tinder matches, you name it. One of the most frustrating things I've come across is having people question my sexuality. Sometimes, even to my face. …

Living With Depression: Things We Wish People Understood

Depression isn’t a sign of weakness. There are points where I wish I could just quit, but I don’t. Just existing feels like the hardest thing sometimes. Please be understanding and kind. It can be anyone. Usually you don’t see it because we learn to wear a mask. Just because I’m laughing doesn’t mean I’m not hurting inside. Just because I smile doesn’t mean I’m always okay. And it’s okay to not be okay sometimes.