by Sarah Dubinsky
Up until two years ago, my mental illness was of no consequence to me. I was working full-time and fully functional. I viewed my bipolar disorder as a quirk of genetics, the equivalent of having curly hair over straight. Yes, a little unusual. Yes, I have to treat it differently. So, I’m not wash and wear ready when I wake up. I take my medication. No big deal.
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Mental illness comes with a nasty stigma attached. It sucks, it’s awful, wrong, and ignorant.
lacking knowledge or awareness in general; uneducated or unsophisticated.
“he was told constantly that he was ignorant and stupid”
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