“Is it any wonder? I spent months being that person for somebody. The fallback. The cheerleader. The one who leapt to action after only minutes of silence, who stayed up hours into the night, outside in the freezing cold, talking him down from suicide. Did anyone do the same for me?”
Fiction. Based on a Overcoming.
by Bry LeBerthon
This journal entry is inspired by true events. Some of the characters, names, businesses, incidents, and certain locations and events have been fictionalized for dramatic purposes. Any similarity to the name, character or history of any person is entirely coincidental and unintentional.
Trigger Warning: our program often motivates people to discuss their trauma. If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed, please, take a step back to address emotional flashbacks and trauma before continuing to push yourself. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 or the National Suicide Hotline at (1-800) 273-8255.
i am so fucking done
tormenting myself over you
you are the blindness behind my eyes
the doubt between my thighs
and cherry picked fantasies
old habits die hard
so i will fucking slaughter them
and i will thrive
you will survive
but ill be none the wiser