Leanne says this much better than my last post did. 🙂 Hope you will take time to read this powerful piece. Debb
Bear with me while I have a moment…
I had an interesting conversation with someone very close to me who said, “The thing about stereotypes is they exist because more often than not, they’re true.”
It’s hard to argue with that.
The problem is, where does that leave the people who don’t fit the stereotypes? The people in the minority. Or even those in the minority of the majority? What is the prognosis for the people who bear a life attached to stigmas and real truths yet don’t fit the stereotypes that society deems unacceptable to support?
Remember the other day when I said I had something really exciting cooking? I do!
I have a friend named Tony Roberts. He has bipolar disorder. The truth is, bipolar disorder is a dark, painful and destructive mental illness. It has harsh consequences that affect his relationships and life with his kids…
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