Even when you feel like you finally have a handle on your mental illness, bad days still happen.
Mental illness is not a choice. We cannot choose what it does to us, but we do have choices in how we react to and cope with it.
Making a relationship your goal is a dangerous route to take.
Living alone is a fun and exciting thing. It opens up a whole new dimension of independence and is a great opportunity to find out who you are without the constant company of others to influence you.
No one said grad school would be easy, but I never thought it could be this hard.