Thing a Day
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Thing a Day

Family, COVID, and Getting Older: Why My Birthday is Stressful Again

It’s not that I don’t enjoy celebrating, it’s just that everything is messed up.

Photo by Lan Gao on Unsplash

My birthday is coming up in the next 7–10 business days, and it has been an interesting run-up to that event.

First off, work is busy and stressful lately, so that isn’t really helping…

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Matthew Maniaci

Matthew Maniaci

Living with and talking about mental illness in an open, honest way to help break down stigma. I was one of those suicidal kids you read about. He/him/his.