Thing a Day
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Thing a Day

Why It’s Okay to be Weak When You’re the Strong Friend

Or: When you’re the rock, it’s okay to roll.

Photo by Ben Karpinski on Unsplash

I was driving with a friend the other day, and I was venting to him about how much I’m frustrated with how life is going lately. I have been a giant mess the past few weeks with the death of my friend and everything around it, and it has been affecting my work and personal lives to a degree that I…

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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.