I’ve learned to be gentle with myself, though it is a constant process of care.
I’m still dealing with and learning to cope with childhood trauma in my twenties.
There’s no way to change the fact that emotions are always going to be a part of life. All we can do is try to figure out how we are going to cope.
Your life matters. Your feelings matter. No matter your circumstance, reach out to get the help you need.
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.