Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

Having a Mental Illness Does Not Mean You Owe the World Creativity

Your suffering is valid even if it doesn’t inspire a work of art.

Photo by Ivan Oboleninov from Pexels

I’ve experienced periods of poor mental health for as long as I can remember. And in that time, I have never been able to use my pain to produce a masterpiece that changed the world. I was too busy barely functioning to be some kind of…

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