Is It Abuse If They Have A Mental Illness?

Yes. Trauma can affect how you feel about yourself and how you feel about others. You’ve heard me mention that my mother was abusive. The abuse was mostly emotional, verbal and many times physical. It was never sexual thank goodness. People who suffer sexual abuse are on another level of healing that is very difficult.Continue reading “Is It Abuse If They Have A Mental Illness?”

Mental Illness Sucks The Joy Out

Sucks the joy out of what? EVERYthing. Once, before my husband was medicated and in therapy, I told him that he sucked the joy out of our holidays and special days. I know it sounds awful but we were walking on eggshells and it just seemed like he was being such a jerk. Now IContinue reading “Mental Illness Sucks The Joy Out”

ADHD Forgetfulness

Everyone forgets. It is human to forget things occasionally. Even elephants forget. HOWEVER, if you have ADHD forgetfulness tends to occur more often. Sometimes it is forgetting where you’ve put something. Other times an ADHD sufferer forgets important dates or appointments. Most of the time this forgetfulness is bothersome but it can cause serious disruptions.Continue reading “ADHD Forgetfulness”