How does anyone do it? In instances like mine, at least, where we are essentially housebound, deprived of friends, family and education or career; denied even basic sleep, relaxation or release, alone and unable to speak of this as it would only result in a wound even worse than before. It drags on for years and you feel more and more dreams slip away as the past bleeds deeper into the future.

This is my experience in a nutshell, anyway, ultimately even if someone did want to help, my own…

Accepting the severity of this condition