I cried watching the interview, I’m not going to lie to you. Come hell or high water, the fact that a sitting president of the United States was finally willing to say out loud what we all know to be the truth, is a powerful moment. We’ve come so far in my lifetime. I can’t wait for the day where everyone has the freedom to legally marry the person they love. On that day, we’ll have confetti to throw. For now, I hope this inspires us all to work a little harder, to change a few more hearts and minds.
I have anxiety. Not like “sometimes I get tense” (though for years I thought that was the case). No. I have generalized anxiety disorder. GAD presents various ways for various people, but I’ve experienced everything from constant lung-crushing anxiety, to panic attacks, to crippling anxiety spikes out of the blue, to post-partum anxiety, to phobias, to extreme anxiety around specific topics (hey, money!).
No Shame GameThough anxiety is a profoundly stigmatized topic in our culture, I have no particular shame about talking or treating my anxiety…. because hey. Some of us are just wired differently, and that’s totally okay.…Keep Reading
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