Untangling my brain: the relationship between childhood abuse and mental illness

For years, I thought of myself as a person who suffered from chronic depression. Anybody out there with it knows the drill: you have better days and worse days. Days when you feel great, days you can sort of muddle through while you shove down the empty sadness, and days when depression claims you so entirely, mind and body, that there’s no other option…

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Amber Fraley

Amber Fraley

Blogging about mental illness, narcissistic abuse & survival, feminism, politics. Essayist, journalist, novelist, wife, mom, Kansan, repro rights activist.