The Dopamine Flux

Living A Full Life With Mental Health Issues


Literally. And all I can think about everyday. I just want things to be better between us. Obviously, if he didn’t love me, or like me, he wouldn’t have proposed! So I definitely need to do my part. I have considered couples counseling, but now that I think about it, so much of the problem, …

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My mom called me today. I don’t have a very good relationship with her. She goes on and on about two things with me: my health, and me being overweight, and my financial status. She is very judgemental, and at times, can be rude about things. Almost no filter coming from her. Today I asked …

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I was very sick for about 3-4 years in my early twenties. I went off the grid and deleted every single social media I had. I’m so close to doing that again. While I may not actually do that, I don’t feel welcome just about anywhere in life. My so called friends haven’t called me. …

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So I did it. I finally became independent. It only took 28 years! Moving out is so cathartic, yet it is bittersweet to visit parents at home. Here I am, with the love of my life, blogging, in our own place. How awesome! Right? Well, yes, but to an extent. The cons? Well, the bills, …

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When I think about the holidays I think of the typical “jolly” spirit that we’d all like to embrace. There’s so much more lurking deeper inside all of us. We just don’t share it, and if we do we become a “Negative Nancy” or some sort of “Bah-Humbug” nuance that we all had hoped to …

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sometimes im jealous of people who have parents that do everything they can to help them through stuff like this. all the stories ive read about people (usually moms) doing all this stuff and learning about the issues with their child and finding them help. it brings a real heartache to my chest. thats never …

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