We Hold on to the Things We Don’t Talk About

Being alive is better than nothing.

There are traumas in my life I don’t like to talk about. Events whispered about in therapy, tucked away in journals long discarded, bound up in memories I wish not to share.

I talk about the depression, the anxiety, the PTSD, the obsessive thoughts, and how all of this impacts my daily life. My ability to function. My ability…