On Mental Health and Relationships: Learning to Recognise Manipulation

How shame around our personal struggles creates problematic connections

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The Real Experience

‘You should be so grateful I put up with you.’

Guilt and shame, manipulated

What’s hard, and what’s easy

The Reality Check: Respect should come first

The Reality Check: Your mental health concerns are not everything about you

The Reality Check: You don’t need the added insecurity

Some final words…

Emerging fiction author, London Writers Award 2020. Working on my debut novel, rep’d by Kate Evans @ PFD. Podcasting on Author Not Present.

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