Mental Illness

When a Spouse and Parent is Mentally Ill

I’ve never thought of it until now, but I actually don’t know anyone personally that has bipolar except my husband. You hear people make jokes about it that someone must be bipolar if they act out in a hyper or moody way.  But I don’t know anyone that is as close to the disease as… Continue reading When a Spouse and Parent is Mentally Ill

Mental Illness

Can I Just Have A Minute To Fall Apart?

There’s a sadness that gets into your bones.  It climbs on your back and weighs you down, seeps into your lungs and clenches on to your every breath.  It lays in the empty space where your loved one should occupy, it’s the dead air on the other side of a telephone line.  It takes the… Continue reading Can I Just Have A Minute To Fall Apart?