Category Archives: Classic

Protected: How Being Raped Has Effected My Sex Life

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Memory Is A Wicked Thing

When I was five I spent six weeks in the Hospital For Sick Kids in Toronto. I walked and ran awkwardly, as though something was wrong with my hips. There were also some other symptoms which, when combined with the … Continue reading

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Suicide Is Not The Only Way Manic Depression Kills Us

“In Canada, suicide accounts for 24 percent of all deaths among 15 to 24 year olds and 16 percent among 16 to 44 year olds. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for Canadians between the ages of 10 … Continue reading

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Old Post Day | Looking For Tall Bridges

This selection for “Old Post Day” was about the role suicide fantasies play in our lives. I wrote it back in 2006, about a week after starting Salted. I was towards the end of a major depression which had brought … Continue reading

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Thinking About Sex And The Possibility Of Living Without An Encyclopedia Of Symptoms

Unusual thirst; frequent urination; weight change (gain or loss); extreme fatigue or lack of energy; blurred vision; frequent or recurring infections; cuts and bruises that are slow to heal; tingling or numbness in the hands or feet; and trouble getting … Continue reading

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Straw Man Arguments Against The Evolution Of Mental Health

15. We oppose the psychiatric system because it is frighteningly similar to the Inquisition, chattel slavery and the Nazi concentration camps. 25. We believe that the psychiatric system is, in fact, a pacification programme controlled by psychiatrists and supported by … Continue reading

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