If you are a regular follower of this blog you will have noticed that both myself and The Bassplayer are keen to promote work with people who suffer from mental illness. As priest I often encounter mental illness. The Bassplayer is a clinical psychologist so as you can imagine she sees the effects of mental illness daily.
Jo, a friend of ours has just published a very honest Personal Letter to Depression. An honest lament from a woman who lives with, loves and raises a family with someone who suffers from depression. I will just give you the opening sentences. Please do click the link and read more.
You are a selfish, self indulgent, self righteous, self pitying, insensitive, uncaring, unthinking arsehole. You sap the Joy out of an otherwise joyful kind and loving human being. You make him look upon his beautiful wife, and gorgeous children and see nothing….