Stories

Mike, Age 23

The following content may contain information about mental health and/or other related material which may be triggering. Reader discretion is advised. Story Submission by Mike, Age 23 From what I can remember, it all started with the passing of a close mate. One day I was getting a message to catch up, the next day…

Tequila, Age 23

The following content may contain information about mental health and/or other related material which may be triggering. Reader discretion is advised. Story Submission by Tequila, Age 23 I have been suffering from abuse since childhood. Abuse both physical and emotional for as long as I can remember. I always thought panic attacks, sleeping and eating…

Brendan, Age 20

The following content may contain information about mental health and/or other related material which may be triggering. Reader discretion is advised. Story Submission by Brendan, Age 20 I have been walking through a dark tunnel for most of my life and I am yet to find an exit. Analogically speaking, I am lighting up candles…

Glynn, Age 28

The following content may contain information about mental health and/or other related material which may be triggering. Reader discretion is advised. Story Submission by Glynn, Age 28 Growing up I always knew something wasn’t 100% right. As a child moving into my teen years I believed I felt more stressed and anxious than most of…

Anonymous, Age 23

The following content may contain information about mental health and/or other related material which may be triggering. Reader discretion is advised. Story Submission by Anonymous, Age 23 The year was 2016: one that I’ll never forget. I had been told to say goodbye to my sister after a serious accident, my best friend committed suicide,…

Angus, Age 20

The following content may contain information about mental health and/or other related material which may be triggering. Reader discretion is advised. Story Submission by Angus, Age 20 I guess my story begins from when I was quite young, somewhere along the lines of 6 or so. Basically my parents split up from when I was…

Richie, Age 35

The following content may contain information about mental health and/or other related material which may be triggering. Reader discretion is advised. Story Submission by Richie, Age 35 Almost for as long as I can remember, I had an eating disorder. Ever since I had my first helpings the only word that could describe my eating…

Steve, Age Unknown

The following content may contain information about mental health and/or other related material which may be triggering. Reader discretion is advised. Story Submission by Steve, Age Unknown For over a decade I have lived with depression. Over ten years of fighting against anger, despair and hopelessness. Through these years I realised those around me never…

Sara, Age 23

The following content may contain information about mental health and/or other related material which may be triggering. Reader discretion is advised. Story Submission by Sara, Age 23 I am a living wreck. From the time I was little, I knew I loved cars, but I also knew something wasn’t quite right with me. I was…

Jason, Age 28

The following content may contain information about mental health and/or other related material which may be triggering. Reader discretion is advised. Story Submission by Jason, Age 28 Having depression is an endless personal battle for me. Some mornings I would wake up blank with no purpose, some days I’d wake up feeling on top of…

Justine, Age 25

The following content may contain information about mental health and/or other related material which may be triggering. Reader discretion is advised. Story Submission by Justine, Age 25 For as long as I can remember I have been ‘borderline’, that is, having Borderline Personality Disorder. BPD is a very common but highly stigmatised disorder. Along with…

Jared, Age 25

The following content may contain information about mental health and/or other related material which may be triggering. Reader discretion is advised. Story Submission by Jared, Age 25 It’s taken me an awful long time to get to a point in life where I can open up like this, but if someone reads this and is…