What Manic Depression and an Elliott Smith Song Taught me About Love

Reexamining My Now Very Broken Mind

I should be allowed to live a fulfilling life, and be manically depressed. If I can’t, then how can I integrate myself into the world without using medication to alter who I am?

The Song

How does one Love?

We cling to romantic love, which can dissolve over time and leave us broken and hurt that we aren’t loved the same.

Being a Better Lover to All

We love the world through our friends, and adapt our perspectives to be inclusive of theirs.



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