I had to learn to balance compassion for someone I knew was hurting and repeating their cycle just like my abusers from so long ago.
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I realized that what I am doing isn’t normal, and it never was. I was so ashamed. I feel different but I still keep doing it, I feel like it’s in my system.
I am open with my mental health because I have seen what happens when I am silent. I want to know what happens when I open my mouth.
Times when I was drinking too much, or having a lot of suicidal ideation, starving myself and binging and purging. But I am still here. My friends and family have been such a love and support. I have let go of so much of that internalised anger and chosen love.
Physicians are just as equally susceptible to the many diseases that they diagnosis and treat; this, of course, includes their mental health.