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H >The silent shame of having a psychological infection in A chinese household.

Saturday, October 5th, 2019

H >The silent shame of having a psychological infection in A chinese household.

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“Don’t you dare return to that medical practitioner,” my mother growled to the phone. “He’ll put ‘bipolar’ on your record and then you’ll not be in a position to get a task.”

We nodded in to the receiver. “Okay.”

We never returned. Seven years later on, I woke up in a psych ward.

Growing up, I thought I ended up being emotionally healthier. (more…)