Maureen Herman Profile picture
writer @boingboing, author @flatironbooks, musician @babesintoyland, activist #Khive
Jun 9, 2018 43 tweets 10 min read
How can I explain #mystory to people who think #depression is sadness and #PTSD is something only war veterans get? Normal people rely on their moods being stable, their thoughts being their own, their long-term plans coming along in satisfying stages./1 Now pretend you get kidnapped, randomly, every few weeks. You’re dumped back into your life and have to somehow pick up where you left off. It takes time. Sometimes you’re just getting oriented when it happens again./2