I have never written a personal diary in my life. Until relatively recently, I kept everything about my mental health a secret. So why have I only now started to write about depression from my own experience?
Language is important because of it we build thought and choose to see and talk about ourselves in one way or another. And we build from the language, both individually (I talk about myself according to how I perceive myself and others will perceive me as they see and hear me), as on a collective level
Identity is a combination of multiple references: amongst other factors, it includes a sense of belonging to several groups, and our likings and abilities. For instance, I’m a short girl from Madrid
Hi, my name is Estefanía and I’m thirty years old. Nine years ago, my life broke. I froze in an immense pain to which I have been addicted to, until very recently. My diagnosis: Bipolar Disorder.
Probably I am not the most appropriate person to talk about it, but I think that one of the major problems of a person with mental disorders is the fear.