You came to this decision because your mental wellness matters. More than likely you are at the end of yourself, now you have to surrender.
Four lives lost. In one week, I have sent condolences to four mothers. One more high became the last high. Two of those beautiful souls had been in recovery. That first use after a long period of being clean is scary. Too often, it is fatal. My heart aches for families who wanted this time …
Letting go was forfeiting my need to be some part of their savior.
I know the doubt, fear, and frustration in managing the symptoms of bipolar. If I prayed long and hard enough, I thought I would be healed, cured, and labeled a miracle. So far, that has not happened. I am still balancing bipolar, but with a new understanding of my mind.
For the Women of Hope community, fighting to stay sober and recover
You cannot love others as yourself if you do not love yourself first.
"God, if you have to take my son, I will let him go."
I will never forget the pain in those words. I was heartbroken and angry. How would God do this to us?
Is it about your platform 'reach'. There's more to this folks.
Only other women who've dealt with the pain of pornography would understand. I desire a fresh start but I fear a fresh start.
Christians don't always comprehend the road to robust mental health. Our detour isn't always a sign of slipping away, but can be a sign of rising up.