relationships

The Hidden Impact of Mental Illness on One’s Family, Friends, and Co-Workers.

TLDR; Individuals with mental illness(es) frequently don’t seek treatment because they feel the cost of treatment (in time, money, side effects) is too great. Oftentimes the mentally ill fail to consider the true cost of avoiding treatment which must include the handicaps placed upon family, friends, and co-workers. The cost is especially high when we …

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Why Is My Difficult Person So…Difficult? (What I Think I Know About Difficult People – Part 2)

If you haven’t already, I’d encourage you to read my previous (and first) post in this series on Difficult People. TL; DR: 1.┬áIf we can understand why a person is acting as they are, we can┬áreduce the harm inflicted upon us by their assaults and maintain a healthy self-concept. 2. There are numerous strategies we …

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