It’s a question we like to avoid: Who are you?
It may be the question, actually. There’s so much weight to those words you can’t help but feel them hit you as your ears and brain correspond to decipher the message. Sure, some could stare straight into your eyes and answer with confidence. But for most of us, the journey to self-discovery is one full of trial and error, highs and lows and years and years of experience.
But for those of us who have a mental illness, answering that question can be even harder. How can we define who we are when we often feel like we’re two, separate, distinguishable people?
Check out the rest of the article if you’re struggling to answer the question yourself, or if you’re struggling to accept it as part of you, but not all of you.