Eyes to Eternity



At age35 I found someone who was more afraid of closeness than I was. I understood him almost from day one. This understanding came out of years of therapy that followed my breakdown at age 28. Before the breakdown, I didn’t know that I was depressed. Before the breakdown, I didn’t know that my failed relationships were due to my fear of closeness. Before the breakdown, I didn’t know I was Bipolar. I learned a lot of things in therapy that helped to change the direction of my life.

And then one day Thomas walked into the library where I had been working for 10 years. He got a job as a library assistant. He was a graduate student and wanted to work part-time. I took the first steps towards asking him out because it was obvious he never would. I had learned a thing or two after a stint…

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  1. Good morning, dear Ellen, thank you from the bottom of my heart as well for the beauty and the undescribable truths of your esoteric poem which touches every sensible human being. Everything is under control but only with through un handful of pills, both of us, thanks a lot! I hope the same for you too, work is simply running a lot and i don’t have so much free time anymore, my best regards to both of you, I am thinking of you every day, be sure about that! Anastasia 🙂 🙂

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