Octavian Drake, first, I want to say that I am sorry for taking a while to respond.
“I used to be in the black pit of despair, suicidal even. Thankfully I kept reminding myself that it was a permanent solution to a temporary problem.” I have written about this myself, the permanence of death. Thank you for speaking of it and sharing, revealing those thoughts is not an easy thing to do.
Writing has helped me grow so much in my personal life and it has helped me with the depression as well. Talking about it helps too, discussing the thoughts and feelings with others that feel the same way, it somehow eases the pain.
As co-editor of “Surviving Together”, I would love to see some of your work there!
Thank you for your words and thoughts here.