Category Archives: Stories

Crying or Feeling Depressed For No Reason

Crying or feeling depressed for no reason can really put a damper on an otherwise perfect day. When I’m randomly upset, I don’t want help. I want to feel helpless (I don’t understand it either). A part of me tries … Continue reading

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She’s So Fat: A Commentary on Haters

I just read several blogs bashing the “fatness” of Kate Upton. While reading these, I wanted to throw up! The comments were sickening. I’m proud of Kate Upton for taking these comments in stride. I am so happy that she … Continue reading

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When I was bored….(anti-cyberbullying)

I used to go on to random formspring accounts and post nice comments-a much needed contrast to the “hater” comments normally posted on there. Negative comments can get down on even the toughest of people. Anonymity is a cloak for … Continue reading

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Therapy is NOT weak.

Google “therapy is” and see what pops up. 😦 I know some people believe that “intelligent people can work out their own problems” when they’re down on their sorrows, dealing with the aftermath of emotional/mental abuse, or downright depressed. I … Continue reading

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Why I Blog.

Dark, But Life was originally a diary of sorts; I would blog about the daily life lessons I had learned while healing from my severe abuse. The tone of this blog was meant to be optimistic, but bittersweet. Even though … Continue reading

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Why I like watching movies.

I love watching movies…although at times, they can be hazardous to my well being. Sometimes, when I’m feeling reeeeaaalllyy introspective, I start to believe that the movie I’m watching is speaking to me and only me. For example, let’s look … Continue reading

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Help! I’m Having Friend Problems! (high school)

Yep, I’ve been there. High school…just….UGHHHH. I HATED high school. They should have a manual that they give to every incoming freshman that includes the following tip: You’re going to make a sucky “friend”. Face it, high schooler, you will … Continue reading

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Dilemma: Hate the Therapist but not the Therapy

The last thing you need while healing is a bad therapist. My primary therapist (herein known as “Bad Therapist” or “BT”) and I DID NOT GET ALONG. He tried to make me dependent on him so he’d get more money, … Continue reading

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The Internet and Depression

Face it: the Internet can cause more emotional harm than good. The Internet is a forum for others to speak their minds without a filter. Sure, you can exercise discretion when browsing the Internet, but sooner or later you’re going … Continue reading

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Don’t beat yourself up.

I’m sure people have told you this before, but let me say it once again: Don’t beat yourself up over every single mistake. Everyone messes up sometimes. I’m sure even the most enlightened people make mistakes once in a while. … Continue reading

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