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Mental illness awarenessWhen I was a teenager, I had this issue. I never told anybody about this issue because I always thought that people would be afraid of me, or they wouldn't understand. This issue affected me so much, it eventually started to eat away at me, and my feelings began to corrode. Soon enough I had given up everything I was working for, the issue was taking over.
A few months after I realized I had an issue, I met another person and they had an issue. Except they were different to me, they could cope with it, they could talk about, and they had accepted it. I looked at the statistic and decided to give in and accept that I was born different, and God had chosen for me to have this issue for some kind of life lesson that I would soon learn. I never learnt from it so to say, I didn't survive from it either. The issue got worse over time, but no one noticed, not even that friend with the issue, and at that point I stopped going to school.
I started hearing things, abnormal things, they w
The Parlour IncidentOne day in July, I believe it was, I found myself sitting with several acquaintances in Christopher's parlour. It was one of those deliciously lazy afternoons which only the summer in her full glory can bring. The room had a wan, listless light to it, relaxing the other guests and myself as we languidly chatted over tea and crumpets. The air was also sluggishly heavy, dulling the senses to a slowly-blended calm engendered by the heat of St. Othniel's southerly climate.
At length, after much stimulating conversation, Christopher stood, producing a book of sheet music.
"What do you all say to a bit of music?" he asked.
"Certainly," I answered.
"Oh yes, please do darling!" Tabitha exclaimed, "he's quite the maestro."
Christopher laughed, shaking his head.
"Now, now love, I'd not go that far."
He strode over to the piano as the other guests urged him on. Ida entered the room bearing a merrily steaming teapot and more crumpets.
"More tea sirs?" she inquired, shooting sideways glances at her
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