Loneliness comes in many forms, particularly around Christmas. Whether or not someone celebrates the festive period, this time of year can be very hard for people living with mental illness, who might feel they need to live up to certain expectations. This can lead to feeling isolated and disconnected, even around their loved ones, resulting in their symptoms being heightened and their mind going to very dark places.


  • The saccharin sweet pictures of a “perfect” Christmas on cards and TV are just an illusion, not reality. It's like you're in a bubble and everything is going on around you. Everyone is smiling and making merry, and you have no idea if they actually feel it or are faking it, but you assume it's real for everyone else, so it must just be you.

    Alexandra Alexandra

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