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Girl: Hello Mummy. Mother: Hello Darling. Girl: Mummy, I want to ask you some questions. Mother: Ok – fire away! [Pause] [Pause] Girl: Fire away? Mother: Sorry Darling, silly Mummy. I meant please do ask your questions. Girl: Oh. So why did you say “fire away” then? Mother: It’s my fault, I sometimes forget that …
This is another addition to my series of “feature interviews” of my fellow bloggers in the mental illness community. You can find the entire series here.
Tony Robert’s Interview Feature
It can be the best and the worst of times when dealing with a mental illness. In this life, we often don’t get to see the long-term effects of a diagnosis of Bipolar One. The stigma of the label “mental illness” hasn’t always been good, but the more we voice our stories, the better. The battles with depression waged over a long period of time can take its toll. Since starting to write The Bipolar Writer blog, I have seen stories that reflect short small samples of time living with a mental illness.
Tony Roberts of Columbus, Indiana, gives us a glimpse of the long-term effects of a diagnosis. It was in 1995 when Tony received his…
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