The continuous negative spiral

It took me years to get the help I needed to get out of the state I was in. I hadn’t come to terms with labeling it as depression. I just thought my life was miserable and there was nothing I could do to change it.

I had gotten myself to the point where I thought something was fundamentally wrong with me. So, instead of tackling my demons head on, I ran from them. First, from Sydney, Australia to Austin, Texas…

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