Could relate to a lot of this. No amount of outwardly love is worth lying to myself. I’m a bipolar, junk-in-trunk feminist. Three things that could be intimidating or turn-offs, but if they have a problem with that, we would never work. I’ve considered a, “Women Are Having Less Babies because Men Are Neaderthals” post. May still…
Also, love your openness. The world needs it.
I entered the psych ward due to Psychosis and ended up in solitary confinement for a few days. The activities and group sessions the hospital had were an absolute joke, and like you, I found the bonds with other patients to be the only silver lining.
Thanks for sharing.