• Introvert

    I’ve Found You

    If you haven’t read part one of this story, you can read it here. The next couple of years were spent seeing psychiatric nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists and they all got me moving forwards again. This great work was set back when I found myself in an emotionally abusive relationship that was the stuff of nightmares. I found the courage to escape after a year of mental torture and haven’t looked back. I moved closer to my parents so I could lean on them for emotional support when I needed it and continued to “find myself “. I started to make friends which meant there was occasional socialising and of course…

  • Introvert

    Instant Extrovert – Just Add Alcohol

    For most of my late teens and early adult life, I thought I was an extrovert. Those who knew me back then would probably have thought the same. I was wrong. My doctor thought I had bipolar disorder during these same years. He was wrong. When the reality hit me that I was living a lie and I was in fact, an introvert, my world changed in the most dramatic and slightly wonderful way. So what the hell had I been doing wrong all these years? Instant extrovert, just add alcohol. Ohhh. Ah! In my teens when I started experimenting with various things like alcohol, I found it offered me…