Potential Triggers

I don’t really know what it is, that makes me read books about mental illness and people who suffer from it.
It’s like when your parents used to tell you not to play with matches – the more harm can be done with it, the more it fascinates you.
Books are like movies, or music….for me, they are potentially triggering and therefore dangerous.
And nevertheless, I find myself reading books, or watching movies, of which I know are not really good for my general state of mind.
Maybe it’s the subliminal urge to keep on holding onto something that’s been a part of you for such a long time, maybe it’s the need to know that you’re not alone with those struggles you gotta face on a daily basis….. Continue reading