Being Ok In The Grey
Amanda Rosenberg

I had an experience like this recently. I have depression and anxiety usually running in the background as well and lately I’ve been almost perpetually burnt out.

I have developed the habit of generally turtle-ing and not trying to explain it to most people and trying to deal with my shit when and where I’m less likely to damage relationships etc.

I had some friends who were trying to help but if I’m being honest, often made my stress and anxiety worse.

Then one day I just couldn’t control it. I blew up and they accused me of melodrama. That hurt a lot. They didn’t even try to understand why I, a generally stable, mature person to be around would “snap”.

I’m still trying to deal with my stuff and I don’t know if I’m better or worse off without them.

Reading this helped me. Thank you.

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