Aydan's Life

Taking a Step Back

I was supposed to start to college yesterday, but because of the various issues being homeless for nearly the past year have caused I had to put off starting until the spring when I will have a year of verifiable residency in New York State. With each passing day I watch the deterioration of my… Continue reading Taking a Step Back

Advertisements
Aydan's Life · community · Mental Health · Mental Illness

New York – I am in you!

It's been a while since my last post, even though I told myself that I'd write more this year. This past month has been a total whirlwind in my life; some of it good, some of it stressful, but I'm dealing with it the best that I can.  First bit of good news, we were… Continue reading New York – I am in you!

Aydan's Life · community · Family · Holidays

Holidays

I have a love-hate relationship with the holidays and each year when November rolls around I am struck with this mixture of giddy depression and a longing for my childhood years before my family started breaking apart. While my family (my wife, children and I) don’t celebrate Thanksgiving now because of what it truly means,… Continue reading Holidays

A Broken Country · Aydan's Life · Family · Uncategorized

A New Start for the Summer

I'm headed back to Arkansas, it's really the only place that I have to go if I want to keep my sanity and not kill myself. Over the past two years, I've come to realize what a horrible, unwelcoming place that parts of Virginia are or have become. When it comes to community, it doesn't… Continue reading A New Start for the Summer

Uncategorized

Isolation

Nearly every human thrives from having close relationships with other humans; though for some of us these interpersonal relationships are nothing more than elusive fantasies. Having a disorder that inhibits are restricts ones ability to make and keep friendships can leave an individual feeling alone and lost in life. I know this, because I am one of these individuals.