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When my mind feels like a pressure cooker about to explode

I stopped hiding behind my fears and started asking for what I wanted and what I believed I deserved. And when I did, I felt alive—as if I’d just awaken from a year long coma.

April 4, 2017 • Ria Golecha • 20 • New Delhi

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Coming to terms with my reality

Today, I am able to open up to even a random stranger and own up to my story, because I know this is what makes me human. Acceptance is the biggest step to recovery, so vent, talk, share, scream, but just get it out.

April 4, 2017 • Anonymous • New Delhi